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The Acolyte (Disney+ mysterious Star Wars series hires lead actress)

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The Acolyte (Disney+ mysterious Star Wars series hires lead actress)

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The Acolyte

Leslye Headland, Emmy Award-nominated creator of the mind-bending series Russian Doll, brings a new Star Wars series to Disney+ with The Acolyte. The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that will take the audience into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.
Up and comer Amandla Stenberg will lead the mysterious series

https://deadline.com/2021/12/the-acolyt ... 234887556/

"Fans" are already Rue=ing this casting ... woke ... blah, blah, blah ... SJW ... blah, blah, blah ... Mary Sue ... blah, blah, blah
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Disney+ has announced the cast for The Acolyte, an upcoming Star Wars Original series from Lucasfilm. Joining the previously announced Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give) are Emmy Award-winner Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game), Manny Jacinto (Nine Perfect Strangers), Dafne Keen (His Dark Materials), Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim), Rebecca Henderson (Inventing Anna), Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll), Dean-Charles Chapman (1917), and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix).

The official series description has also been expanded.

"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 has begun production in the U.K.

from https://www.starwars.com/news/the-acoly ... t-revealed
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