Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
100 Greatest Videos Games Of All Time
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Empire Visits The Hobbit's VFX Team
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
4Music's Size Does Matter
Introducing your new favourite app
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Image For Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Joss Whedon on his bad guy, Hulkbuster and more
Fresh Look At Meryl Streep's Into The Woods Witch
Somebody needs a hairbrush. Or possibly a hedge trimmer.
New Still From Big Hero 6
See it in Baymax
See Benedict Cumberbatch In A New Image From The Imitation Game
His Alan Turing has the key to winning World War II
First Trailer For Trash Arrives Online
Be careful what you toss in the rubbish
Venice 2014: First Look At Birdman
Michael Keaton's not-so-superhero
Trailer For Eduardo Sanchez's Exists
The Blair Witch director finds Bigfoot
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Netflix Boss Talks Marvel TV Plans
Daredevil and co. might end up meeting the movie characters
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb
19 December 2014
Fury
24 October 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Love Punch (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Noah (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Long Way Down (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Philomena (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New Percy Jackson Trailer
Get the whole plot in a bite-sized chunk

04 December 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

submit to reddit

A new trailer has gone up for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, and it's one of those efforts that goes to such great lengths to explain what's happening that it gives away just a bit too much. That said, it also promises some good action and interesting names, so stick with us as we take a look.

Our hero is Perseus "Percy" Jackson (Logan Lerman) is an ordinary New Yorker with a penchant for getting into trouble and being moved from school to school. He discovers that this is because he's a demi-God, son of one of the Greek Gods who are still alive and well and living on top of the Empire State Building. Only problem is that monsters are after him, Zeus (Sean Bean) thinks that Percy stole his all-powerful Lightning Bolt and he's being moved to a new school / summer camp for demi-gods like himself.

So far, so non-spoilerific, but this trailer reveals which God is Percy's father (his mum's Catherine Keener), which in the book was a revelation that came relatively late on, and also shows glimpses of some very late-third-act action scenes. Still, if your loins are properly girded you should pull through, and there are some key scenes not even hinted at here.

Percy Jackson and the Thank God We've Shortened The Title To Something Sensible Now is out on February 12, 2010 in the UK and US.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Oil City Confidential Trailer Online
First look at “punk before punk” doc
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

im impressed!
have to say, trailer looks great, hope the film is as good as it looks More

Posted by muppet1979 at 01:31 on 08 December 2009 | Report This Post

ok
has to say im liking the look of this ....could it be worth a watch ? More

Posted by SteadyEddie at 15:54 on 04 December 2009 | Report This Post

my god
against all my better judgement, that trailer rocked! rockin' cast and action looks good too. although it was kinda obvious after about 5 seconds who his father was, no need to spell it out! More

Posted by bigdave3000 at 12:12 on 04 December 2009 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Rogues Gallery: Powers Boothe
Sin City's Roark talks us through his most memorable baddies

Richard Attenborough: In Celebration
Saluting a man who made a lasting impact on cinema and beyond…

Exclusive: Luc Besson Talks Lucy
'There is no bullshit with Scarlett Johansson'

Video: Daniel Radcliffe Talks What If...
On Gordon Ramsay, swearing and date movies

The 24 Best Film-Related Ice Bucket Challenges
The viral craze that won’t quit takes in some of Hollywood’s finest

Who Shot First? The Complete List Of Star Wars Changes
An exhaustive chronology of George Lucas' post-release tinkering

Film Studies 101: A Film Buff's Guide To Movie Movements
Everything you need to know about cinema's key groups

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)