The future “Star Wars” series from Disney +, titled “The Acolyte”, would have found its main actress. The show will focus on a Sith apprentice at the end of the High Republic era.
The Acolyte : what is this series Star wars ?
The universe of Star wars continues to grow on Disney + with series. After The Mandalorian, we will have soon The Book of Boba Fett (December 29) and we look forward to the series Obi-wan kenobi as well as’Andor, the prequel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. But another mysterious project is taking shape: The Acolyte.
The series created by Leslye Headlan (Russian doll) is heralded as a thriller with elements of martial arts. The plot will unfold at the end of the era of the High Republic (i.e. hundreds of years before The Phantom Menace). A period in which the Jedi Order dominates while the Sith follow the rule of “two”. Thus, more than two Sith cannot exist at the same time. A master and his pupil. As the title of the series suggests, The Acolyte will follow a Sith apprentice. A daring and inevitably intriguing choice.
Discover the heroine of the series
Variety announces that the production of The Acolyte continues and is progressing well. Indeed, according to the American media an actress would be in discussion to wear the show. This is’Amandla Stenberg. The actress first appeared in the saga Hunger games in the role of Rue. Most recently, she was one of the leading roles in the fantasy film. Darkest Minds (2018) before being in the foreground of the dramatic film The Hate U Give (2019).
The actress begins to string together beautiful projects. So after playing Julie in The Eddy (the series by Damien Chazelle) it will remain on the small screen with the series Star wars. No doubt that The Acolyte will give it an extra spotlight. On the side of his character, nothing has been specified for the moment. We should have more elements in the coming months. The series is due in 2023 on Disney +.