PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Cast Interview
Our friend Kristen from our sister site Daemon’s Books had the opportunity to attend a panel interview of the cast of PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF. The panel featured Logan Lerman (Percy), Alexandra Daddario (Annabeth), Brandon T. Jackson (Grover), and Jake Abel (Luke).
Here is an excerpt of the interview:
Moderator: So if everybody would just go down the line, starting at the end with Logan, and tell us a little bit about what you’ve done before Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.
Logan: I’ve done a few movies and I was part of a television show, that’s like really where I started, it was called Jack & Bobby. I’m not sure if anybody really saw it [applause], yeah there was like two people here who saw it. I did a movie called Hoot. I did this movie called 3:10 to Yuma. And Gamer. But Percy, that’s what we’re here for, right?
Brandon: I did a movie called Roll Bounce, if anybody’s seen that movie. I did a movie for the adults, for the parents, called Tropic Thunder. [Crowd applauds] Apparently you let your kids see rated R movies, but uh, okay. My favorite movie right now is Percy Jackson. This movie is really good, guys. You’re going to have a great time. And parents, you can enjoy the movie – we got Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan in the movie.
Alexandra: I’m Alex. I was on a soap opera called All My Children a long time ago. You guys probably haven’t seen it. And I’m on a show called White Collar right now. And, um, this is my first big movie. I’m very excited.
Jake: Years ago, when I was first starting out, I did a Disney Channel movie called Go Figure. I did The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (Twins at the Tipton). And, uh Supernatural. Do you guys watch Supernatural? I’m coming back to that in February, I go back and shoot some more Supernatural.
Moderator: Were any of you ever interested in Greek mythology or Roman gods before getting involved in this project?
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Synopsis: Poseidon’s son, a 12 year old boy, sets out on a quest in present-day America to rescue his mother, return Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt and prevent a civil war from erupting among the gods. Based on Rick Riordan’s book.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief will be released to theaters on February 12, 2010.