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Follows Hero on his journey as he transforms from a fresh-faced and raw young man to a ruthless leader of man and match for the gods themselves.


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Series cast summary:
Tom York ...  Hero 13 episodes, 2015
Sonya Cassidy ...  Oracle 13 episodes, 2015
Sonita Henry ...  Medea 13 episodes, 2015
Matt Frewer ...  Daedalus / ... 12 episodes, 2015
Wayne Burns ...  Lykos 11 episodes, 2015
Graham Shiels ...  King Aegeus 10 episodes, 2015
Sophia Lauchlin Hirt ...  Ariadne / ... 9 episodes, 2015
Cas Anvar ...  Xerxes 8 episodes, 2015
John Emmet Tracy ...  Pallas 8 episodes, 2015
A.C. Peterson ...  Minos / ... 8 episodes, 2015
John DeSantis ...  Chronos / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Michael Rogers Michael Rogers ...  General Proteus 6 episodes, 2015
Levi Meaden ...  Kimon 6 episodes, 2015
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Olympus centers on how a few brave men and women banished the gods to the realm of the unconscious: a place they called the Underworld, or the Kingdom of Hades. Hero's mythical quest to unlock the doors to Olympus and become an immortal. His epic journey leads him through the darkest realms of Ancient Greece along with the beautiful Oracle of Gaia, powerful sorceress Medea and genius inventor Daedalus. Hero battles gods, monsters, nymphs, kings and despots as he transforms into a ruthless, cold-hearted killer and a match for the gods themselves. Written by Reunion Pacific Entertainment

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This is the second mythology based project which Matt Frewer stars in. The first was in the Disney cartoon movie Hercules, in which he voiced the demon Panic. See more »

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A bit underrated
17 January 2016 | by bamiwinSee all my reviews

This series is a bit under-rated. While it is definitely not a perfect effort, my patience was rewarded for continuing to watch. Watch this series for the strength of it's plot-arc, pacing and very creative world-building.

Cons: I almost stopped watching in the first couple episodes.The script has rough character portrayal, that I could not always completely accept. The technical quality of the visual effect is average. And I felt that dialogue was lack-luster and character motivation bounced a bit between believable, murky and inconsistent.

Pros: There were some genuinely good dramatic performances in the series. And generally, I felt acting performances were good given the script. The story continuously took unexpected turns in a good way (not to be confused with character portrayal). And the artistic quality of the visuals is high. Kudos to the design artists.

Up to this point, I would give the series 5 or maybe 5 1.2 stars: average. But where the series really shines is in it's pacing and plot arc. The pacing was terrific. It started slow and accelerated wonderfully to the final climax. The plot arc took what might have been a typical Greek-mythos re-hash and did something quite surprising and enjoyable with.

Comclusion: Watch this series for the strength of it's plot-arc, pacing and very creative world-building. And to give my opinion on a common criticism, I had no real complaint about blue-screening and sound- stages, because while I noticed them, they were not bad. Just...noticeable, compared to so many of today's high-budget, thin- plotted graphical productions.

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