Don’t miss this complete guide to the characters and cast of the highly anticipated dark side series of Star Wars: The Acolyte
We understand that among the many news that were announced in the past Star Wars partyMaybe some details went unnoticed, or at least didn’t get enough attention, or it’s simply that we hallucinated with so many new features that we lost the details.
So if you couldn’t make it, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! While ‘The Acolyte’ remains one of the more mysterious ‘Star Wars’ projects, the event did offer a bit more insight into the show’s extensive cast of characters and plot.
The series takes place approximately 100 years before the events of Episode I, placing it at the end of the era of High Republic. What does it mean? Well, we can expect a fascinating look at a time when the Jedi were powerful and the galaxy was not yet under the control of the Fascist Empire.
Which characters could be the main characters in the story? What exciting twists await us in this new part of the galactic saga? Doubt and more doubt. Let’s try to solve them.
Meet the characters and cast of the new series Star Wars: The Acolyte with this exclusive guide
01/10 Lee Jung-jae
One of the most pleasant surprises for fandom was the announcement at Star Wars Celebration of the arrival in the series of the main character of a mass phenomenon, ‘The Squid Game’.
Lee Jung-jae he would join the cast in the role of a Jedi Master. The actor has been tagged as the male lead in the series and it is possible that his character is the Jedi Master reunited with his former Padawan, played by Stenberg.
02/10 Power Stenberg
Power Stenberg has been confirmed as part of the cast of ‘The Acolyte’, but her character remains a mystery. While it hasn’t been revealed whether she’s a Jedi or not, the evil nature of the series suggests she could play someone from the dark side.
It is also possible that she will play the former Padawan mentioned in the official synopsis. In footage from the event, she is seen fighting Carrie-Ann Moss’ character, but not much else is known about her character.
The new ‘Star Wars’ series is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated premieres, and with Stenberg on the cast, we can only rack our brains more to find out more about the nature of his character.
03/10 Manny Jacinto
Manny Jacinto, known for The Good Place, gets an exciting role in The Acolyte. Your character will be an ordinary citizen of the galaxy who gets involved in the Jedi mission without realizing it.
Although he is not a Jedi, he will have to learn to navigate the situation with them.
04/10 Daphne Keen
Dafne Keen is a Spanish-British actress, barely 17 years old, but with an impressive career in acting. Her most recognized role to date has been Laura, also known as X-23, in the 2017 film Logan.
She will play an alien Jedi, a role she herself has described as “an honour”. While the exact nature of his character has yet to be revealed, it is known that he will be part human and part alien, and will require extensive prosthetics.
The series is set in the High Republic era of the Jedi, so it is expected that his character’s story is related to this context.
05/10 Jodie Turner-Smith
Jodie Turner-Smith joins the cast in an exciting and promising role. Her character will be a powerful leader in a matriarchal world, and in an interview with Screen Rant, Turner-Smith revealed that her character will use the Force, even though she won’t be a Jedi. The actress has piqued fans’ curiosity by suggesting she could play a Star Wars Nightsister, a group of witches from Dathomir who use the dark side of the Force in unconventional ways.
06/10 Rebecca Henderson
Rebecca Henderson will play Vernestra Rwoh, a popular Mirialan Jedi Knight from the ‘High Republic’ novels. This will be the first original character from the publishing venture to make her film debut, although she will be a more mature version of the character found in the novels.
Henderson is known for his versatile acting after appearing in well-known TV series such as ‘Russian Doll’.
Henderson’s choice to play Rwoh has been welcomed as the character is beloved by fans of the novels.
07/10 Charlie Barnett
Charlie Barnett, known for his role in the Netflix series “You,” will play a Jedi Knight in ‘The Acolyte.’ His character name and the color of his lightsaber have yet to be revealed. Barnett has also appeared on the series “Russian Doll” and on NBC’s “Ordinary Joe.”
Having proven his acting talent in previous roles, with his experience from previous projects and his passion for acting, Barnett promises to be an exciting addition to the Star Wars universe.
08/10 Dean-Charles Chapman
Dean-Charles Chapman, known for his role in the war film ‘1917’ and for ‘Game of Thrones’, will play a Jedi. Although no further details about his character are known yet. It is speculated that he may be involved in a mysterious investigation within the plot. In an interview with Screen Rant, Chapman expressed his excitement about this new role in the franchise.
Chapman is a talented and versatile actor who has demonstrated his ability in previous roles. In ‘1917’ he received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Corporal Blake. Also his role in the dragon series as Tommen Baratheon brought him worldwide fame.
09/10 Carrie-Anne Moss
Although not much information has yet been revealed about the role of Elizabeth Moss in ‘The Acolyte’, the exclusive footage suggests that the actress could be involved in intense fight scenes alongside the character played by Amandla Stenberg. Some fans speculate that Moss may play one of the mysterious Dark Side Force users in the series.
Moss is an established and respected actress in the sci-fi genre, having played iconic roles such as Trinity in ‘The Matrix’ and Jeri Hogarth in ‘Jessica Jones’ and other MCU series when they appear on Netflix.
10/10 Joonas Suotamo
One of the best bits of news about the series concerns a Wookiee. And it was revealed in Star Wars Celebration Joonas Suotamoknown for his role as Chewbacca in several films he will play a Wookiee Jedi.
Suotamo’s inclusion in ‘The Acolyte’ has created a lot of excitement among fans of the galactic saga, who are eagerly waiting to see how he will bring to life such a peculiar but interesting character. Finally a Wookiee Jedi on screen!
Source Screen Rant
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