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Fillion Takes On Sea Monsters In Percy Sequel

March 16, 2012

Nathan Fillion will  will play Greek god Hermes in the upcoming sequel Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters says The Hollywood Reporter.

Thor Freudenthal helms this follow-up to 2010’s The Lightning Thief with Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson reprising their roles.

The film series follow an ordinary boy who discovers that he is the son of the Greek god Poseidon. In the 2nd book by author Rick Riordan Percy and his group of friends set out to find the mythical Golden Fleece and free a friend who has been captured

In the series, Hermes is the father of antagonist Luke (Jake Abel). Fillion replaces Dylan Neal who had a small role as Hermes in the first film.

Mary Birdsong, Yvette Nicole Brown and Missi Pyle will play The Fates, the sisterly trio of mythological goddesses who determine the destiny of all. Douglas Smith also stars

Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (“Ed Wood,” “Agent Cody Banks“) wrote the script using elements from other books in the series as well.

Chris Columbus (who directed the first film) and Karen Rosenfelt will produce the pic with a March 26, 2013 release date set.

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