Lucasfilm has outlined the main cast for its upcoming thriller series, Star Wars: The Acolyte, one of the many ongoing projects that we have known since 2020, and which should arrive on Disney + sooner or later. Until today there was a veil of mystery but now we know that actors are involved in the project that we have already seen in titles such as Squid Game and The Matrix. Would you like to know more? Read on.
In addition to the already Amandla Stenberg, the Lucasfilm series will also include Lee Jung-jaeManny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Charlie Barnett, Dean-Charles Chapman and none other than Carrie-Anne Moss. Maximum confidentiality on the roles that the actors will cover and for now we only know that the events will take place during the era of the Republic, when the Jedi order was experiencing its maximum moment of splendour. How do we know? The brief official synopsis shared by Lucasfilm tells us about it.
The Acolyte is a mystery thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of dark secrets and dark side powers emerging in the last days of the High Republic era. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they face are more sinister than they bargained for.
The series was first announced in 2020 and we’ve known for some time that it will be led by showrunner Leslye Headland, best known as the co-creator of Russian Doll on Netflix. The Acolyte at the moment it does not have an official arrival date, but obviously it is hoped that 2023 will be the good year for the arrival on Disney +. It’s just one of several Star Wars shows coming to the streaming service, in fact, among the most anticipated series is the premiere of Skeleton Crew and the third season of The Mandalorian.
That’s as far as Star Wars is concerned, but if there are anyone among you who are also interested in the Marvel universe, it will probably be nice to know that a spin-off TV series is also in the works. wandavisionentitled Vision Quest and centered on the character of Vision.