May 22, 2024 2:58 am

New Rick Riordan Adaptation Is Axed by Disney+ Amid Percy Jackson Season 2 Renewal
New Rick Riordan Adaptation Is Axed by Disney+ Amid Percy Jackson Season 2 Renewal

New Rick Riordan Adaptation Is Axed by Disney+ Amid Percy Jackson Season 2 Renewal

Percy Jackson and the Olympians secured a second season on Disney+, but a separate Rick Riordan adaptation has been axed by the streamer. A film version of the author’s retro-futuristic Daughter of the Deep has been cut due to budgetary constraints. The New York Times bestseller saw its film rights secured just months after publication in late 2021, followed by script development. Despite there being a completed script by March 2023, Riordan recently announced the project’s cancelation at Disney+.

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​Disney+ won’t move forward with Rick Riordan’s Daughter of the Deep, the author has shared. Read More