Percy Jackson returns to the screen.

Streaming service Disney+ has given the green light for a small film adaptation of the popular children’s book series by Rick Riordan, Variety reports

The fantasy series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, about a young boy who discovers he is a demigod, debuted in 2005 with The lightning thief† Four novels followed, the last of which, The Last Olympianappeared in 2009.

The series spawned two film adaptations, which were released in 2010 and 2013 respectively. From 2019 to 2020, a musical based on the first novel ran on Broadway.

The pilot for the series will be written by Riordan and Jon Steinberg and directed by James Bobin (Muppets most wanted† All three will also serve as executive producers on the series.

In a video posted to YouTube, Riordan shared the news about the series, saying: “James [Bobin] knows the books of Percy Jackson well. His children are fans. So we are in good hands. Thank you all for your enthusiasm for the series. It’s going to be great.”

On Instagram, Bobin Posted a photo of his daughter’s copy of The lightning thiefwriting, “I’m so excited and happy to be able to help – along with a fantastic team and the incredible Rick Riordan – bring this wonderful book to life.”

Michael Schaub is a Texas-based journalist and a regular contributor to NPR.