It was announced way back on May 4 of 2020, but the newest Star Wars TV series has finally begun. The Acolyte, set in the final days of the High Republic era, has begun filming--with what turns out is an almost shockingly attractive cast.
The Hate U Give’s Amandla Stenberg was already announced to star in the series, but she’ll be joined by Squid Game’s Lee Jung-jae, The Good Place’s Manny Jacinto, His Dark Materials’ Dafne Keen, Russian Doll’s Charlie Barnett, Inventing Anna’s Rebecca Henderson, 1917's Dean-Charles Chapman, The Matrix’s Carrie Anne-Moss, and Queen & Slim’s Jodie Turner-Smith. Seriously, if nothing else, this show will be very easy on the eyes:
We know very little else about the show, other than the cast, the time frame, and this synopsis: “The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.”
The Acolyte should premiere at some point in 2023.
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