New Trailer for ‘Percy Jackson and The Olympians’

percy_jackson-thumb-300x281-14203What the film world needs now is another fantasy series of movies with incredibly long names. Long gone are the days of Hook or King Kong. Now, thanks to the world of fantasy literature, we get names like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince or Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant. In the same vein comes Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, which is enough to put many marquee-makers out of business.

Though the name is a bit of a mouthful, the trailer looks pretty cool. Very rarely do we get the following elements all together in a film: Greek mythology, teens with superpowers, an elevator that takes people to Mount Olympus, Pierce Brosnan and an iPhone. That combination alone is probably the reason why this film is the beginning of an extended franchise.

The plot is about titular Percy Jackson, Poseidon’s son (watch out, Aquaman) who goes on an epic journey in present-day New York City to rescue his mother, locate Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt, and stop a civil war from breaking out between the Gods. Typical teen problems, right? Check out the extended trailer for the film after the jump. You can catch Pierce Brosnan, Logan Lerman, Sean Bean, Rosario Dawson and an iPhone in Percy Jackson on February 12, 2010.

  • ClipDude
    January 18, 2010 at 11:14 am

    I love this movie cant wait for it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ClipDude
    January 18, 2010 at 11:13 am

    This is sick. I cant wait till the movies out! Its awesome!!!!!

  • Wendy
    November 28, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    I watch the trailer everyday im on the computer. This is a new trailer and i luv it!!! 🙂

  • Kayla
    October 28, 2009 at 9:36 am

    OMG! I love the series and I can’t wait for the movie to come out! I’ve read the Last Olympian 6 times already!

  • Jennifer
    October 11, 2009 at 7:31 am

    im reading the book right now for Language Arts class and i have this big test on it tomorrow from Chapters 6 – 13 and i just absolutely love the book so far and im wanting to read the others to see how it all falls into play. but im wanting to see the movie. it looks amazing

  • Bela
    September 28, 2009 at 8:03 pm

    Awsome I can’t wait, I liked the books alot too.

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