‘The Acolyte’: ‘Star Wars’ Series Adds Carrie-Anne Moss, Charlie Barnett, Rebecca Henderson, Dafne Keen and Dean-Charles Chapman

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Disney+ has confirmed the cast for the upcoming new Lucasfilm Star Wars series, the acolyte. The hate you give actress Amandla Stenberg was already announced for the show, but TBEN first told you about squid game Emmy Award winner Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto and Queen & Slim‘s Jodie Turner-Smith.

The series is already shooting in the UK, as you can see in the photo above.

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New today are Dafne Keen (Are dark materials), Rebecca Henderson (invent Anna), Charlie Barnett (russian doll), Dean Charles Chapman (1917) and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix).

the acolyte is a mystery thriller that takes viewers to a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark forces 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 face are more sinister than they ever imagined.

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Creator, showrunner and executive producer Leslye Headland from russian doll stands behind the show. EPs include Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King and Jason Micallef. Rayne Roberts and Damian Anderson produce. Headland will also direct the series pilot.

While the Disney+ Star Wars series have delved into the deeper universe of the franchise, the current Tony Gilroy created Andoro a precursor to the movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm does plan to continue with the big movies. TBEN’s Justin Kroll first told you that a new photo is in the works with Damon Lindelof writing and Mrs. MarvelSharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is set to direct.

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