‘Percy Jackson’ author slams racist backlash over casting – CNN – Jahanagahi

‘Percy Jackson’ Author Criticizes Racist Casting Backlash

Actress Leah Jeffries was cast as Annabeth Chase in the Disney+ adaptation of Rick Riordan’s beloved novels. In the books, Chase is described as White, and some fans have criticized Jeffries’ casting for not visually lining up with the books. Riordan was quick to defend Jeffries and condemn the haters in a blog post published […]