The Hate U Give star Amandla Stenberg is in talks to join Disney+’s the live-action Star Wars series, The Acolyte, according to Variety. Details on Stenberg’s character haven’t been revealed.
Announced in 2020, with a slew of other Star Wars spin-offs including Andor, starring Rogue One’s Diego Luna and Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor, The Acolyte will be set long before the events of the previous films.
It’s described as a, “mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.”
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