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Star War series new show set in High Republic era

Disney all set to launch 'Star Wars: The Acolyte' on June 4
“Star Wars: The Acolyte” releasing on June 4th, 2024.
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“Star Wars: The Acolyte” releasing on June 4th, 2024. Photo via Instagram

The new show is set in the High Republic era, a period of time before the main Star Wars films. This marks the first live-action Star Wars project set during the High Republic era.

“The Acolyte” will consist of eight episodes, with the first two debuting together on premiere day. The remaining six episodes will then be released weekly on Tuesdays.

The series is described as a mystery thriller that follows a respected Jedi Master investigating a series of crimes. This investigation uncovers dark secrets and leads to a conflict with a former Padawan learner.

The show’s lead roles will be played by Lee Jung-jae as the Jedi Master Sol, and Amandla Stenberg as the former Padawan Mae. The cast also includes Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Joonas Suotamo, Carrie-Anne Moss, and Abigail Thorn in supporting roles.

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Fans can get a first look at the new series in the official trailer released by Disney+. “Star Wars: The Acolyte” premieres on June 4 on the Disney+ streaming platform.

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