Multiple award-winning actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda, will be playing the role of Greek god Hermes, in the new Disney+ series ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’.
The 8-episode series begins with 12-year-old demigod Percy Jackson being accused of stealing the lighting bolt of the Greek god.
Hermes is portrayed as having a bad relationship with his half-son, Luke, played out by Charlie Bushnell.
Who Is Lin-Manuel Miranda?
Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American actor, director and songwriter, best known for being the brain behind the Broadway musicals Hamilton, In the Heights, and the soundtrack of Disney’s Encanto.
Miranda directed the movie Tick, Tick…Boom! in 2021, and played a voice role in the animated film Vivo.
On television, Miranda appeared in The Electric Company, His Dark Materials, and played host on a 2016 edition of Saturday Night Live.
Miranda has won several awards including three Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, two Laurence Olivier Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, one Annie Award, a MacArthur Fellowship Award, a Kennedy Center Honor, and a Pulitzer Prize.