is teaming up with Uma Thurman
to play a pair of Greek gods in a big-screen adaptation of the Percy Jackson children's books.
The duo will star in Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief
, an adaptation of Rick Riordan's first novel in his popular five-part series.
The story is based on Greek mythology and centers around young Percy Jackson, who discovers that he is the son of Poseidon, god of the sea.
, Kevin McKidd
, and Melina Kanakaredes
have also been added to the cast - joining Logan Lerman
, Brandon T. Jackson
and Alexandra Daddario
is to direct the movie, which is slated for release in February 2010, according to the Hollywood Reporter
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