By Zach Johnson
Has there ever been a better time to be a Percy Jackson fan?!
Disney+ just announced that immediately following the season finale of the smash hit Disney+ Original series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, fans can watch a new original documentary special, A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians! Featuring the series’ breakout stars, acclaimed author Rick Riordan, and the creative team, the 50-minute documentary will premiere Wednesday, January 30, on Disney+, giving Percy Jackson fans an exclusive look at the production of one of TV’s hottest new shows.
In the documentary special, fans will see stars Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries, and Aryan Simhadri go on a quest of their own while bringing to life the beloved characters from Riordan’s award-winning book series. Alongside a passionate cast and creative team, A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians will follow the trio of young stars on the set of the Disney+ Original series as they step into worlds fit for gods; battle unforgettable creatures; and perform legendary feats—all while going to school, of course.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, which garnered over 26 million views for its first episode*, will conclude its epic eight-episode season at 6 p.m. PT on Wednesday, January 30, exclusively on Disney+. Can’t wait until then? Take D23’s quiz inspired by Greek mythology, then watch Scobell, Jeffries, and Simhadri play Camp Half-Blood Superlatives.
*According to internal data, the first episode garnered 26.2 million views in its first three weeks streaming on Disney+ and Hulu. A view is defined as total stream time divided by runtime.