"It’s fun to come back into this world and getting to play around with this character again. I feel very fortunate that there were enough people that liked the first movie to want a sequel." -on revising his role as Percy three years later
"Speaking from my perspective as a kid, as to what I was attracted to growing up, is that common theme in stories about young people in an extraordinary situation, such as this one, but dealing with things that are human, like human problems, such as insecurities, like Percy has."
"My name is Percy Jackson. I’m twelve years old. Until a few months ago, I was a boarding student at Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids in upstate New York. Am I a troubled kid? Yeah. You could say that"