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Fillion is adorably great in new trailer for Percy Jackson 2

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May 29, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT (Updated)

A brand-new trailer for the mythological romp Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters has finally been released, and it looks like it could be one of the most fun movies of the summer. You know, if you’re into mythology-lite young adult fare.

But the best part? The addition of geek god Nathan Fillion, who plays the actual Greek god Hermes. Not surprisingly, it looks like the former Firefly star could steal the show and make this kiddie-tinged flick at least tolerable for adults. Plus, it looks to show off some pretty whiz-bang FX work.

A sequel to the surprise 2010 hit Percy Jackson & the Olympians, the followup will track young Percy and his pals as they embark on a treacherous journey into the Sea of Monsters (aka the Bermuda Triangle). 

The film opens wide Aug. 7.

(Via Deadline)