Tag: Leslye Headland

Russian Doll’s Charlie Barnett May Join The Acolyte

The Hollywood Reporter shared today that Charlie Barnett is in final talks to appear in the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars series The Acolyte. Barnett co-starred in Russian Doll, The Acolyte creator Leslye Headland’s Netflix series. The Acolyte takes place in the High Republic time period, the firs...

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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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The Acolyte Inspired by Martial Arts Films

In an interview with Vanity Fair, showrunner Leslye Headland – known for the Netflix original series Russian Doll – discussed her Star Wars series The Acolyte. Headland said The Acolyte will take place in the High Republic era; this time in Star Wars history has been explored in comics and novel...

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LucasFilm Confirms Ahsoka Series, Hayden Christensen to Appear in Obi-Wan Kenobi and More Star Wars News

Thursday was the Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day, which means they made a lot of announcements. Taking a look at the Star Wars properties coming soon to the Disney+ galaxy, we have official confirmation that Hayden Christensen will reprise his role of Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker in the Obi-Wan...

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Leslye Headland’s Star Wars Series to Traverse the Unknown

Fantastic Frankey’s interview with Leslye Headland has shed some light on the latter’s upcoming Star Wars series. The mysterious new show has previously been described as “female-centric,” and that’s all we had heard until now. In the new interview, Headland informs us that her foray into ...

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