Rick Riordan did NOT plagiarize material for Percy Jackson & the Olympians books!
Unless, of course, you count those Ancient Greek myths he ripped from! But those are in the public domain, so we choose to ignore them!
The children's author, his series of books, and the studios representing the film adaptations — Disney and Fox — were entrenched in a lengthy court battle for sometime but the verdict has finally returned…
By Zeus' beard, Rick and his material are in the free and clear!
This is undoubtedly great news for Logan Lerman, a.k.a . Percy Jackson, a.k.a. the dude with the divine ancestry, in the films!
Percy Jackson & the Sea of Monsters, the second film in the series, hits theaters next summer!
[Image via Hyperion Books.]