‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ debuts with first trailer

Disney+ Hotstar debuts first trailer for 'Star Wars: The Acolyte'; Lucasfilm’s original Live-Action series that premieres June 5 with first 2 episodes

Today, Disney+ Hotstar debuted the first trailer for Lucasfilm’s new, original series ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’. The thrilling, live-action series launches on Wednesday, June 5, with the first two episodes exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar. In ‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’, an investigation into a shocking crime spree pits a respected Jedi Master (Lee Jung-jae) 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 Jung-jae, 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 & 102). Directors Kogonada (Eps. 103 & 107), Alex Garcia Lopez (Eps. 104 & 105) and Hanelle Culpepper (Eps. 106 & 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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