Jazwares Inc. have been awarded the toy license for the upcoming feature film “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” which arrives in theaters everywhere February 12, 2010.
The Jazwares line will include single 4” figures of Percy and Grover; 5” Medusa and Zeus; and 7” Hades. Also available will be a 2” two-pack assortment of figures, 24” Sword, and a light up pen.
Based upon the first novel in author Rick Riordan’s best-selling book series, PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF is set in a modern world where the twelve gods of Mount Olympus (perched 600 stories above the planet on New York’s landmark Empire State Building) are alive, Percy Jackson, the teenage son of Poseidon, is suspected by Zeus of stealing his lightning bolt, the universe’s most powerful weapon. Percy must prove his innocence, save his mother, and avoid a devastating war among the gods.
More details about this new toyline will be revealed soon.