‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Sets Streaming Premiere Date

Prepare to venture into a new era of the Star Wars universe as Star Wars: The Acolyte announces its long-awaited premiere date on Disney+.

Mark your calendars for June, as this highly anticipated TV series unveils its debut on the streaming platform, promising fans a fresh perspective within the expansive Star Wars timeline. And the excitement doesn’t end there – the first teaser for the show is set to premiere this week, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the mysteries that await.

First revealed nearly two years ago in May 2022, Star Wars: The Acolyte has been shrouded in anticipation, with fans eagerly awaiting its arrival. Accompanying the announcement is a striking new poster, featuring a bold visual motif with a blood stain evoking the iconic lightsaber blade.

The Acolyte

Helmed by Leslye Headland, known for her work on Netflix’s “Russian Doll,” this new series promises to immerse viewers in a “mystery-thriller” narrative set against the backdrop of the “High Republic” era. As the Jedi grapple with their waning power, the story follows a former Padawan as she embarks on a quest with her Jedi Master to uncover dark secrets and confront emerging dark-side powers.

The stellar cast includes Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Jodie Turner-Smith, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, and Carrie-Anne Moss, ensuring a captivating ensemble performance.

Star Wars: The Acolyte is slated to debut on Disney+ on June 4, with the first trailer set to premiere online tomorrow. With an expected eight-episode season, fans can look forward to an immersive journey into the heart of the Star Wars universe like never before.

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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