As we reported several months ago, there will be a sequel to Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief with actor Brandon T. Jackson returning. What we discovered today, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, is that comedic actress Yvette Nicole Brown (of Community and Tropic Thunder fame) has joined the cast of the new film titled Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Sea of Monsters!
Here is the article from The Hollywood Reporter;
Fox 2000’s Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Sea of Monsters has found its three fates, including The Artist actress Missi Pyle.
Yvette Nicole Brown and Mary Birdsong will play the other two fates.
Thor Freudenthal is directing the sequel, which will hit theaters in 2013. Logan Lerman is returning in the role of Percy, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson also are returning.
The first film in the franchise, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, grossed $226.5 million at the worldwide box office in 2010.
Chris Columbus, who directed Lightning Thief, is producing with Karen Rosenfelt.
Pyle is repped by UTA.