|new cast: Douglas Smith as Tyson, Percy Jackson's half-brother |
and Leven Rambin as Clarisse, demigod daughter of Ares.
|Stanley Tucci joins the cast as Dionysys, Camp Half Blood's Director|
Based on the bestselling “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series written by Rick Riordan, “The Sea of Monsters” reunites Percy (Lerman) and Annabeth (Daddario) at Camp Half-Blood along with Tyson (Douglas Smith), Percy’s half-brother who is a Cyclops. Their journey takes them to uncharted dangerous seas to recover the Golden Fleece that can save the camp and eventually save their best friend Grover (Jackson) who is half-man/half-goat from a very mean Cyclops, Polyphemus.
With Percy whose powers include control of the waters, Annabeth whose strengths are her wit and warrior skills from her god-mother Athena and Tyson being resistant to fire and possesses powerful strength, the three embark head-on amid raging seas racing against time and battle with other teen demigods to save their world.
The first movie is fun to watch but I guess the studio is still not sure to how will they handle the franchise back then. It came out half baked in my standards. Probably the reason why they took 3 years before doing a follow up. I hope they can step up on this one. Because if they fail to please the audience, this could be the end of the franchise. Which I don't really want to happen. Greek Mythology will always be a good fantasy material for movies and novels and I will never get tired on seeing them (unless they are down right crappy).
Coming in local theaters August 7, “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” is from 20thCentury Fox and will be available in 3D and 2D format.