Tag: Amandla Stenberg

TRAILER: The Acolyte

Today, Disney+ and Lucasfilm finally released an initial trailer for the long-in-development Star Wars TV series The Acolyte following months of speculation and an announcement yesterday that also included a poster. You can see the trailer here:  And here’s the poster:  This trailer is well-pace...

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The Acolyte Has a Release Date?

A Collider exclusive yesterday revealed a tentative release date for The Acolyte on Disney+: June 5th, 2024. The show also now has a musical composer attached in Michael Ables. Collider states that Disney and Lucasfilm didn’t confirm or deny the date when approached. From showrunner Leslye Hea...

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Leslye Headland Talks The Acolyte and The Jedi

The Acolyte showrunner Leslye Headland recently sat down with Collider and discussed the themes and concept of the show. She also mentioned how Kathleen Kennedy responded to her pitch. Check out an excerpt here: “I think it’s difficult to do a show that is critical in any way of the Jedi. A...

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The Acolyte Begins Production, Announces Cast

This morning, Star Wars announced that the High Republic-set Disney+ series The Acolyte has begun production. A graphic was also released showing additional cast members joining the previously-announced Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, and Charlie Barnett. Check out the official updated cast here:�...

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Lee Jung-jae Lands Male Lead Role in The Acolyte

According to Deadline, Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae has found his next significant role, this time in Disney+ Star Wars series The Acolyte. Leslye Headland’s High Republic-set series already has Amandla Stenberg and Jodie Turner-Smith among its cast. Jung-jae will star along with Stenberg as...

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Comic-Con 2022: Amandla Stenberg Will Star in The Acolyte

Last December, it was reported that Amandla Stenberg would lead the upcoming Disney+ series The Acolyte. Leslye Headland’s series takes place at the height of the High Republic era. Headland previously ran Netflix’s Russian Doll, and Stenberg is known for The Hate U Give, as well as port...

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