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Wimpy Kid Director Strikes Percy Jackson 2 Deal

24 Frames reports that Fox 2000 has tapped Thor Freudenthal (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID) to direct PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS.

24 Frames reports that Fox 2000 has tapped Thor Freudenthal (DIARY OF A WIMPY KID) to direct PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS: THE SEA OF MONSTERS. The studio has also locked in THE LIGHTNING THIEF star Logan Lerman to reprise the title character. The original film's director Chris Columbus will produce.

Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (ED WOOD) have been tasked to adapt Rick Riordan's second book in the series. The story follows Percy and this friends' sea voyage to find the mythical Golden Fleece and save one of their friends. The new film might also draw story from other books in the series as well.

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