’Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Premieres June 5


Disney+ debuted the first trailer and key art for Lucasfilm’s new and original series “Star Wars: The Acolyte.”  The first two episodes of the thrilling, live-action series will launch  on Wednesday, June 5, exclusively on Disney+.

Star Wars: The Acolyte

In “Star Wars: The Acolyte,” an investigation into a shocking crime spree pits a respected Jedi Master (Lee Jungjae) against a dangerous warrior from his past (Amandla Stenberg). As more clues emerge, they travel down a dark path where sinister forces reveal all is not what it seems.

The series stars Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jungjae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Dean-Charles Chapman, Joonas Suotamo, and Carrie-Anne Moss.

Leslye Headland created the series, based on “Star Wars by George Lucas, and serves as an executive producer along with Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King, and Jason Micallef. Charmaine DeGraté and Kor Adana are the co-executive producers. Rayne Roberts, Damian Anderson, Eileen Shim and Rob Bredow are the producers.

Headland also directed the premiere episodes (Eps. 101 and 102). Directors Kogonada (Eps. 103 and 107), Alex Garcia Lopez (Eps. 104 and 105), and Hanelle Culpepper (Eps. 106 and 108) round out the directing duties on the series.

Award-winning composer Michael Abels, known for his work on “Get Out” and “Us,” scored “Star Wars: The Acolyte.”

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