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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

“Pride and Prejudice,” “Percy Jackson” and “The Wizard of Oz” have all been adapted more than once.

From “Pride and Prejudice” to “Percy Jackson”: When do remakes work?

February 11, 2024

There’s a good chance your favorite movie is an adaptation.  L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” was adapted for the screen at least seven times before Judy Garland starred in Victor...

The silhouette of a boy covered in water effect holding a sword sits on an orange background. The words ‘Reel Thoughts’ overlay the image in black.

Reel Thoughts: ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ is proof that lightning never strikes twice

February 5, 2024

Look, I didn't want to be a Percy Jackson TV show hater. If you're reading this because you think you might be a Percy Jackson TV show lover, my advice is to close this tab right now. If you're...

Cabral: On Percy Jackson and representation

Cabral: On Percy Jackson and representation

May 17, 2022

I read Rick Riordan’s “The Lightning Thief” for the first time during a fourth-grade field trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. My friends were shouting about the cool cars...

A crowd of actors in orange shirts look up, with a constellation projected behind them.

Lovers & Madmen premieres “nostalgic-trip” musical “The Lightning Thief”

February 25, 2022

For her 14th birthday party, Communication sophomore Reva Sangal had a Percy Jackson themed cake. In middle school, Sangal wrote fanfiction about a character who was Hera’s only known child. Sangal...

Podculture: Percy Jackson, Take Two

Podculture: Percy Jackson, Take Two

May 27, 2020

On May 14, Rick Riordan announced that a TV show adaptation of his young adult book series, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” was in the works. The show, which will air on Disney Plus, received widespread...

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