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Chris Columbus, who’s directing the movie adaptation of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, has tried to brush aside the obvious comparisons to the Harry Potter series. The parallels to this tale of a modern-day boy who discovers that he’s the son of the Greek god Poseidon are fairly obvious, though. Not all of the cast are staying on message, either. Erica Cerra, who plays the goddess Hera, tells Sci-Fi Wire that it was precisely the similarity between the projects that made her so enthusiastic about her role in the picture.
I’m a big Harry Potter fan. I have all the books. I’ve seen all the movies a billion and one times. When I heard what Percy Jackson was about I read it and pushed, pushed, pushed to be in the movie.
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I saw the preview for this a few weeks ago, and it looks kind of cool. I haven’t read the books though.
Are you looking forward to this movie?