Disney+ Debuts Trailer For Lucasfilm’s New, Original Series “Star Wars: The Acolyte”

Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated original live-action series, “Star Wars: The Acolyte,” has made its debut with an exhilarating trailer and captivating key art, marking a significant milestone for fans eagerly awaiting its arrival. Set to premiere on June 5, exclusively on Disney+, the series will kick off with its first two episodes, promising an immersive journey into the depths of the Star Wars universe.

“Star Wars: The Acolyte” delves into a gripping narrative, as a renowned Jedi Master (portrayed by Lee Jung-jae) finds himself embroiled in an intense confrontation with a formidable adversary from his past, portrayed by Amandla Stenberg. With each revelation, the duo navigates through shadows of deception, uncovering sinister forces that challenge their perceptions of reality.

Featuring an ensemble cast including Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Dean-Charles Chapman, Joonas Suotamo, and Carrie-Anne Moss, the series promises an enthralling blend of talent and storytelling prowess.

Helmed by creator Leslye Headland, in collaboration with executive producers Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King, and Jason Micallef, alongside co-executive producers Charmaine DeGraté and Kor Adana, “Star Wars: The Acolyte” promises to push the boundaries of the Star Wars saga. The series boasts a diverse lineup of directors including Kogonada, Alex Garcia Lopez, and Hanelle Culpepper, each contributing their unique vision to the project.

Adding to the series’ allure is the masterful score by award-winning composer Michael Abels, renowned for his work on acclaimed films such as “Get Out” and “Us,” ensuring a captivating auditory experience for viewers immersed in the world of “Star Wars: The Acolyte.”