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Nathan Fillion to play Hermes in Percy Jackson sequel

Nathan Fillion in Waitress

Story by Jack Foley

NATHAN Fillion is to play Hermes in Fox 2000’s sequel Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters.

The film, based on the second book in Rick Riordan’s best-selling young-adult book series, is due for a 2013 release in cinemas and is being directed by the approriately named Thor Freudenthal.

The first title in the franchise, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, grossed $226.5 million world-wide in 2010 and starred Logan Lerman in the lead role.

It was directed by Chris Columbus, who is producing the sequel with Karen Rosenfelt.

In the Percy Jackson series, Hermes is the father of antagonist Luke, who is played in the films by Jake Abel.

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