Disney+ Announces New Cast Members for New Star Wars Series ‘The Acolyte’

Disney+ Announces New Cast Members for New Star Wars Series ‘The Acolyte’

Disney+ announces new cast members for the new Star Wars series

Disney+ has revealed who will join the new Star Wars series The acolyte. Casting rumors have been swirling, but Disney has finally confirmed who will be working on this new series.

In accordance Deadlinethe newest actors and actresses to join the cast are Dafne Keen (His dark materials, Logan); Rebecca Henderson (Russian doll, invented by Anna); Charlie Barnett (Russian doll, Ordinary Joe); Dean-Charles Chapman (1917, Game of Thrones); and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix, Jessica Jones). Disney and Lucasfilm are keeping the details under wraps, so there’s no word on who they’re playing or their overall role in it Star Wars universe.

Disney had already announced the participation of other famous actors in the show. In accordance Deadlineaward-winning Korean actor Lee Jung-Jae (Squid Game, Chief of Staff) has also joined the series along with Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give, The Hunger Games), Manny Jacinto (Top Gun: Maverick, The Good Place), and Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim, The Independent).

The series has already started production in the UK, as evidenced by the behind-the-scenes photos found on the internet.

In accordance Deadlinethe creator, showrunner and executive producer is Leslye Headland (About Last Night, Pink & Blue) which previously worked on Netflix Russian doll. The other executive producers behind the show are Kathleen Kennedy (Andor, light and magic), Simon Emanuel (Batman, The Witcher), Jeff F. King (The Umbrella Academy, Blindspot), and Jason Micallef (Heathers, Elvis and Nixon). Headland will also direct the series pilot.

The new show will be set in the final days of the High Republic era. The show will be a mystery-thriller that will navigate viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and new powers from the dark side. A former Padawan and her Jedi master reunite to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever expected.

The High Republic era has never appeared or been mentioned in any of the previous Lucasfilm projects. This is the first time this era is being shown on the small screen. It has previously been explored in a book series which has been divided into three phases: Light of the Jedi, Quest of the Jediand Jedi Trials.

While The acolyte is still in production, the Star Wars series Andor, The MandalorianTthe book of boba fettand Obi-Wan Kenobi is available to watch on Disney+.

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