Nathan Fillion has joined the cast of 20th Century Fox’s Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters. Fiillion will be playing Greek deity Hermes in the Thor Freudenthal-directed feature film based on the second book in Rick Riordan’s young-adult book series. Logan Lerman is returning to reprise his role as demigod Percy.
The first film in the franchise, “Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief”, was directed by Chris Columbus — who is returning to produce the sequel — in 2010 and went on to gross $226.5M worldwide ($88.8M domestic / $137.7M foreign).
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters is scheduled to hit theaters on March 27, 2013.