Table of Contents
- Star Wars: The Acolyte Is Coming With A Live-Action Series!
- Star Wars: The Acolyte Release Date: When Will the Disney+ Series Come Out?
- Star Wars: The Acolyte Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Disney+ Series?
- Star Wars: The Acolyte Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
- Star Wars: The Acolyte Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Disney+ Series?
- Where to Watch Star Wars: The Acolyte ?
- Is There a Trailer for Star Wars: The Acolyte ?
Are you ready for another upcoming live-action show from the galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Acolyte? Here is everything you need to know for the Disney Plus series with the release date and time, countdown, spoilers, theories, plots, previews, and the rest of it.
Star Wars: The Acolyte Is Coming With A Live-Action Series!
It took years before the series has been finalized. It all started in 2019 when Leslye Headland expressed her interest to create a Star Wars series. The following year, in 2020, Headland was tapped to become a showrunner and writer of a female-centered Star Wars series.
The series will be on Disney+ and the staff was filled in later on. By May 4, 2020, it has been confirmed that the female-centric series was already under development. Finally, during Disney's Investor Day in December 2020, the title is revealed to be Star Wars: The Acolyte.
Well, what does The Acolyte mean? In the galaxy far, far away, it is a term which refers to Sith apprentices. With the title itself, it hints to what the series would be about and it could be the way for new characters to be introduced into the franchise.
Star Wars: The Acolyte Release Date: When Will the Disney+ Series Come Out?
Star Wars: The Acolyte started filming on November 7, 2022, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed during a Q&A session at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference that the series finally lands a release window in 2024.
Still, it is best to wait for the official announcement of Lucasfilm or Dinsey regarding the release date of Star Wars: The Acolyte. It has been confirmed that the series will be having eight episodes in total. [This article will be updated once the official release date has been announced.]
Star Wars: The Acolyte Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Disney+ Series?
The official Twitter page of Star Wars and on starwars.com, the cast members of Star Wars: The Acolyte are proudly announced on the same day that the series officially revealed that it is already under production.
In July 2022, Amandla Stenberg was the first to be attached to Star Wars: The Acolyte where she will presumably the the lead character of the live-action series. Stenberg is known for her roles in Bodies, Bodies, Bodies, The Hunger Games, The Darkest Minds, The Hate U Give, and Everything, Everything.
Joining her are Lee Jung-jae from Squid Game, Carrie-Anne Moss from The Matrix series, Dean-Charles Chapman from Game of Thrones, Manny Jacinto from The Good Place, Dafne Keen from Logan, Jodie Turner-Smith from Queen & Slim, Rebecca Henderson and Charlie Barnett from Russian Doll.
Rumors surround the series that it will be the arrival of Star Wars legends such as Darth Revan, Darth Bane, Darth Malak, Darth Nihilus, and more.
[This article will be updated if there would be additional cast members or when their roles are revealed.]
Star Wars: The Acolyte Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
Along with the announcement of the cast of Star Wars: The Acolyte is a new behind-the-scenes image with the showrunner of the series, Leslye Headland along with Amanda Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae teasing a picturesque set of the series.
As mentioned, the series is created by Leslye Headland where she will also be an executive producer alongside Kathleen Kennedy, Jeff F. king, Simon Emanuel, and Jason Micallef. The producers are Rayne Roberts and Damian Anderson.
With a working title, "Paradox," the series started its principal photography on October 30, 2022 using StageCraft volume. It is filming at Shinfield Studios in United Kingdom.
Star Wars: The Acolyte Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Disney+ Series?
The Star Wars lore has grown over the years and a lot of things are already introduced to the public but it doesn't disappoint when it opens its doors to what happened before, during, or after a well-known period on its timeline.
As for Star Wars: The Acolyte, it will be set around a hundred years before the events of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, and it will be marking the end of the High Republic era where secrets are lurking around and the darkness starts to emerge.
It will focus on a former Padawan who will be meeting her Jedi Master once more to solve a series of crimes, however, what the uncover is something bigger than they expected, something much sinister.
Here is the official description of Star Wars: The Acolyte as provided for by starwars.com:
"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."
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Where to Watch Star Wars: The Acolyte?
Disney Plus remains to have exclusive rights to release the shows of Lucasfilm with Disney being their mother company and that would include Star Wars: The Acolyte along with all the other Lucasfilm series released or upcoming as announced for the franchise.
Is There a Trailer for Star Wars: The Acolyte?
Unfortunately, there is still no trailer for Star Wars: The Acolyte. There is still a long way to go if one would wait for a trailer since the production just started a few days ago.
Check out EpicStream for more updates on Star Wars: The Acolyte!