Percy Jackson: The Sea of Monsters Gets a Release Date!
Studio has set a release date for the upcoming sequel to Chris Columbus-directed fantasy film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. More after the jump...
First movie starring Logan Lerman as Percy Jackson was released last year and it received mixed reviews from critics and fans. It had a reported budget of $95 million and it made more than $226 million worlwide. Chris Columbus directed the film, with Brandon T. Jackson, Sean Bean, Alexandra Daddario and Pierce Brosnan also starring. Since there are five books, 20th Century Fox has set a release date for the sequel, which is a second book in the series.
Percy Jackson: The Sea of Monsters will be released on March 27, 2013.
It is still not confirmed whether or not Chris Columbus will direct the film. More info should be revealed soon.
And this is a short summary of the second book:
When Thalia's tree is mysteriously poisoned, the magical borders of Camp Half-Blood begin to fail. Now Percy and his friends have just days to find the only magical item powerful enough to save the camp before monsters overrun it. The catch: they must sail into the Sea of Monsters to find it. Along the way, Percy must stage a daring rescue operation to save his old friend Grover. He also learns a terrible secret about his own family, which makes him question whether being the son of Poseidon is an honor or a curse.
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