Disney+ has released the season 1 finale of the Percy Jackson series. It featured the late star Lance Reddick in a major role. Fans bid an emotional farewell
The finale of season 1 of Percy Jackson: The Series on Disney+ has caused one emotion in particular for many fans: sadness. This only has limited to do with the story ending. In fact, episode 8 of the series featured Lance Reddick (John Wick) in one of his last roles. Reddick passed away in March 2023.
While the creators of the series commemorated him with a dedication in the credits, fans poured their hearts out on Twitter. Be careful, spoilers
The death of Percy Jackson star Lance Reddick raises a big question
The appearance of Lance Reddick in the 8th episode of season 1 of Percy Jackson causes great emotion. “Seeing Lance Reddick in the finale took my breath away,” was one of the comments on Twitter
Seeing Lance Reddick at the top of Mt. Olympus as Zeus in the Percy Jackson season finale kinda took my breath away. Such a perfectly powerful presence to cast in that role, but so heartbreaking that we won’t be able to see him again. pic.twitter.com/Gdy0ImIaDz
– Michael Piff (@Mike_PiFF03) January 31, 2024
“My heart is broken,” writes another fan.
not only is tmrw the last episode of pjotv s1 but it’s also the first and last time we’re going to see Lance Reddick as Zeus and I’m just so heartbroken over it hearing nothing but incredible words about his performance from Rick and his co-stars it’s gonna be emotional pic. twitter.com/acrcfc8Ub7
– cam || PERCY JACKSON SPOILERS! (@CameronSilas) January 30, 2024
Another fan confesses: “I’m crying in my car right now. “
crying in the car rn over lance reddick, he truly was such an amazing zeus
– izzy | charlie bushnells gf and attorney (@heavenlysilena) January 31, 2024
Sharing and commenting on the touching Lance Reddick scene from the finale: “Lance Reddick as Zeus was great casting. He was so intimidating in that scene. “
Lance reddick as Zeus was such an amazing casting…The way he was so intimidating in this scene I know all of us were afraid for Percy https://t.co/J8cBJvVVH8
– ✨Hemant️ (@hemsp11) January 31, 2024
Reddick’s death also raises a big question for the Disney+ series that many fans are asking. “Lance Reddick was phenomenal as Zeus. It’s very sad that [the creators] have to recast the role,” reads one community member. It is not yet known who will play Zeus in a possible season 2 of the series
When is Percy Jackson season 2 coming to Disney+?
Season 1 of the Disney+ series has received good reviews. However, season 2 has not yet been confirmed. If new episodes start filming soon, we could imagine a start in the second half of 2025.
Stream now: Here you can watch Percy Jackson on Disney+