The Acolyte: Disney+ Star Wars Sequence Casts Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, and Extra

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Disney+ is transferring ahead with The Acolyte.

The streaming service introduced the complete solid for its upcoming Star Wars collection on Monday.

Lee Jung-jae (Squid Sport), Manny Jacinto (9 Excellent Strangers), Dafne Eager (His Darkish Supplies), Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim), and Rebecca Henderson (Inventing Anna) have joined the solid.

Moreover, Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll), Dean-Charles Chapman (1917), and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix) have all been solid in undisclosed roles.

They be part of Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), who was the primary solid member introduced for the collection.

The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that can take viewers right into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and techniques and rising dark-side powers within the remaining days of the Excessive Republic period.

A former Padawan reunites together with her Jedi Grasp to research a collection of crimes, however the forces they confront are extra sinister than they ever anticipated.

The Excessive Republic noticed the Jedi Order at its prime, centuries previous to the occasions of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

The Acolyte comes from creator, showrunner, and govt producer Leslye Headland (Russian Doll).

Manufacturing has commenced within the U.Okay.

Govt producers are Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King, and Jason Micallef.

Rayne Roberts and Damian Anderson are producing. Headland can even direct the collection pilot.

Headland beforehand opened up about working

“My relationship with Star Wars in all probability runs the span of most of my life, and it has modified over the many years,” Headland beforehand advised A.V. Club. when the present was introduced.

“Once I was youthful, I devoured the movies on residence video and completely cherished them — only a deep connection to the unique trilogy.”

A premiere date has not been introduced, however on condition that manufacturing has simply commenced, we may very well be in for a protracted wait.

Disney+ and Lucasfilm have been increasing the Star Wars universe for the reason that streaming service’s launch.

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