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Could Percy Jackson be the next Harry Potter?

Could Percy Jackson be the next Harry Potter?
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New film “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief” is being billed as the new Harry Potter.

Based on the novels by Rick Riordan, Percy learns he is a demigod and is sent away to Camp Half Blood to sharpen his powers.

After being accused of stealing Zeus’ lightening bolt, the youngster travels across modern day America to save his mother and return the stolen bolt to its rightful owner.

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