The Daily Mail has released photos from the set of “The Acolyte,” the next “Star Wars” series under production for Disney+. Leslye Headland (“Russian Doll”) is showrunner, and Amandla Stenberg (“Bodies Bodies Bodies”) stars.
“The Acolyte” cast also includes Lee Jung-jae (“Squid Game”), Manny Jacinto (“The Good Place”), Dafne Keen (“Logan”), Jodie Turner-Smith (“Queen & Slim”), Rebecca Henderson (“Inventing Anna”), Charlie Barnett (“Russian Doll”), Dean-Charles Chapman (“1917”), Carrie-Ann Moss (“The Matrix”), and Margarita Levieva (“Revenge”).
The first photos from the Daily Mail show Jung-jae in traditional Jedi robes.
“The Acolyte” began production in the UK on November 7, 2022.
Above is Dafne Keen, carrying a bow weapon.
This actor has Zabrak makeup, including small horns atop the head. She was also spotted holding a giant bow.
Accompanying the Zabrak on set was a Wookiee.
Dean-Charles Chapman was dressed as a Jedi Padawan, including the traditional hair braid.
“The Acolyte” is set approximately 100 years before “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” during the High Republic era. A former Padawan (Stenberg, the titular acolyte) will reunite with her Jedi Master (Jung-jae) to investigate a series of crimes.