"Percy Jackson" to hit Indian screens
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Much-awaited fantasy-adventure movie “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” is going to hit Indian screens Feb 19.
Releasing Feb 11 in Australia and the next day in the US and Britain, it is a big-screen adaptation of “The Lightning Thief”, the first novel in the “Percy Jackson & The Olympians” series by Rick Riordan.
Distributed in the US by 20th Century Fox, it will be presented in India by Fox Star Studios India, said a press statement.
Starring Logan Lerman in the lead, it has an ensemble cast including Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Catherine Keener, Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Rosario Dawson, Melina Kanakaredes and Jake Abel.
"The Lightning Thief” (2005) is the first of five books by Riordan. Till date, the series has spent 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list while in India, the series has already sold more than 50000 copies.
"The Lightning Thief” has been licensed in over 30 languages
Brosnan for Haïti
A panel of stars including Pierce Brosnan, Ringo Starr and Julia Roberts look on as George Clooney presents the Hope for Haiti Now telethon, which has raised more than $57m (£35m) to help survivors of the earthquake.
More than 100 A-list celebrities from music and film took part on Friday night, helping to raise a total that represents a record for disaster relief telethons.
In Haiti, the death toll has now climbed above 150,000 in the capital, Port-au-Prince, alone.
Brosnan & son Dylan
Meet Brosnan. Dylan Brosnan. The already handsome son of Pierce Brosnan turns 13 on Wednesday. Pierce Brosnan, father of five, lost his first wife — Australian actress Cassandra Harris — to ovarian cancer in 1991. They had three children (one together and he adopted Cassandra’s two children from a previous marriage). Pierce has two children with wife Keely Shaye Smith, Dylan and his brother Paris. A close up of Dylan after the jump.