Star Wars is getting another Disney+ series.
Disney+ announced the cast for “The Acolyte. It is an upcoming original Star Wars series from Lucasfilm. The series is from creator, showrunner, and executive producer Leslye Headland of Russian Doll. Joining the previously announced Amandla Stenberg are Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Charlie Barnett, Dean-Charles Chapman, and Carrie-Anne Moss.
“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.