- Walker performs Percy Jackson in Disney+’s upcoming collection.
- Walker had his breakout position in The Adam Undertaking.
- Walker comes from a navy household.
Walker Scobell is simply 14 years previous, and he’s already one in all younger Hollywood’s high actors to look at. Walker is taking over the beloved position of Percy Jackson in Disney+’s Percy Jackson and The Olympians, which dropped its first trailer on Sept. 19.
So, who’s Walker Scobell? He grew to become the breakout star of Netflix’s The Adam Undertaking, and he’s going to be a family title for a brand new technology of viewers with the Percy Jackson collection. HollywoodLife has rounded up every little thing it is advisable find out about this 14-year-old rising star.
Walker Performs Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson and The Olympians.
Walker stars because the titular character Percy Jackson in Disney+’s live-action collection Percy Jackson and The Olympians. The epic journey is predicated on — and intently aligned with — Disney Hyperion’s best-selling e book collection by award-winning writer Rick Riordan. The position of Percy Jackson was beforehand performed by Logan Lerman in two motion pictures. Percy Jackson and the Olympians will premiere with two episodes on Dec. 2o.
The synopsis for the collection reads: “Percy Jackson and The Olympians tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old fashionable demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s simply coming to phrases together with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his grasp lightning bolt. Now Percy should trek throughout America to seek out it and restore order to Olympus. Percy Jackson is a brilliant and compassionate child with a pointy humorousness. He’s at all times seen himself as an outsider, in no small half due to how the world sees his ADHD and dyslexia. He’s impulsive and rambunctious and is fast to anger when issues appear unfair to him. However beneath his cynicism is an affectionate son and dependable buddy who simply desires to do proper by these he cares about. If solely he might discover a place the place he matches in.”
Walker Performed a Younger Ryan Reynolds in The Adam Undertaking.
Walker starred as a younger Adam Reed in The Adam Undertaking. Within the movie, Walker’s character offers with the ache of dropping his father at a younger age. Adam meets a time-traveling pilot, who additionally occurs to be the grownup model of Adam, performed by Ryan Reynolds. Grownup Adam is from the 12 months 2050 and looking for his lacking spouse. The 2 Adams staff as much as save the longer term. The film, which was launched in Feb. 2022, grew to become a success for Netflix.
The Adam Undertaking Was Walker’s First Onscreen Function.
Walker made his function movie debut in The Adam Undertaking. Walker’s subsequent position after The Adam Undertaking was the Owen Wilson movie Secret Headquarters. Walker is now firmly in Percy Jackson mode.
Walker Is a Big Deadpool Fan.
Walker would watch Deadpool 2 earlier than each audition and will recite the character’s speeches from reminiscence, in accordance with EW. Ryan, 46, truly recorded Walker on the set of The Adam Undertaking reciting one of many speeches, particularly the “f**ok Wolverine” speech. “I simply turned the digicam, and I went, ‘Deadpool 2. Go!’ And he does every little thing,” Ryan mentioned. “Not simply that, he does improvised stage course and the exposition traces, the stuff that you’d by no means bear in mind, the stuff that’s organising the premise.”
Walker being a fan of Deadpool and Ryan helped him nab the position of younger Adam. “I really feel like that was our superpower on this film,” director Shawn Levy informed EW. “We had seen a whole bunch of youngsters, and we knew after we discovered Walker that he was particular and gifted, however we didn’t know that he was a sick fan of Deadpool. So, he confirmed up prepared with the chops, however he can channel Ryan.”
Walker Comes From a Navy Household.
Walker is a part of a navy household and has lived throughout California and Colorado, in accordance with his IMDb profile. Walker found performing in elementary college drama class. On a visit to California, Walker determined to pursue performing full-time.