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The Acolyte: what you need to know about Star Wars before watching the Disney+ series ?

A new Star Wars series is coming to Disney+ this week. But do you have to be an expert in the universe to discover the first episodes of The Acolyte? Let's take stock.

Prepare yourself for dive back into the distant, very distant galaxy. A new series anchored in the Star Wars universe releases this Wednesday on Disney+. In The Acolyte, fans of the saga and others will discover a new plot, which takes place around a hundred ;#39;year before the birth of Anakin Skywalker and the events of The Phantom Menace, when a Jedi Master investigates murders that could be committed by a figure from his past.

But don't panic if you are a newbie to the created universe. by Georges Lucas or if your memories are vague: there is no need to know Star Wars  on your fingertips to see The Acolyte, as the plot introduces new characters and new events. As series creator Leslye Headlands explained in an interview with The Internet user, “if you know the legend, the canon events, if you have seen Clone Wars, if you have seen the prequels, there are winks in the evening. But it is a very simple gateway to this universe. You do not need to know the universe Star Wars to watch this series. As long as you know what a Jedi is, you can enjoy and follow the series . If you haven't really followed anything, just know that a Jedi is a knight who studies and serves the mystical energy that is the Force, and especially its side "bright". He fights with a lightsaber.

The Acolyte counts in its cast Lee Jung-jae, the star of Squid Game, who plays a Jedi Master and will give the answer to Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give, Hunger Games). Carie-Anne Moss (Matrix), Jodie Turner-Smith (Anne Boleyn), Manny Jacinto ( The Good Place), Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) or even Dafne Keen ( His Dark Materials) are also in the game. For the record, Joonas Suotamo, who played Chewbacca in the third trilogy and in the spin-off Solo: A Star Wars Story, is putting on the costume again to play another Wookie.

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What is the plot of Star Wars: The Acolyte?

Set in a time long before that of the Skywalker family, The Acolyte takes us a century before the events of Star Wars: Episode I, during the last days of the era of the High Republic. Presented as a mysterious thriller, the series evokes the emerging powers of the American side. obscure. To investigate a series of crimes, an ex Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master, but they must confront a new source of information. powers much more formidable than they thought.

Which actors are in the cast of Star Wars: The Acolyte ?

  • Amandla Stenberg: Mae
  • Lee Jung-jae: Sol
  • Manny Jacinto: Qimir
  • Dafne Keen: Jecki Lon
  • Jodie Turner-Smith:  Mother Aniseya
  • Rebecca Henderson: Vernestra Rwoh
  • Charlie Barnett: Yord Fandar
  • Dean-Charles Chapman
  • Carrie-Anne Moss: Indara
  • Margarita Levieva
  • Joonas Suotamo: Kelnacca
  • Amy Tsang

Où see Star Wars: The Acolyte en streaming ?

Fans of the Star Wars saga can discover more about the origins of the imagined universe in this game. by George Lucas on June 5, 2024 on Disney+, with a weekly broadcast every Wednesday. To see The Acolyte, simply be a subscriber. &agrav; the streaming platform at the time of the series' release. Please note that the subscription ' Disney+ is available for 5.99 euros per month (with ads), 8.99 euros per month (two screens but no ads), or 11.99 euros ;euros per month (all the advantages including 4 screens).

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116