‘Squid Game’ Star Is The Male Lead For ‘The Acolyte’


Lee Jung-jae, the breakout star from Netflix’ ‘Squid Game’ has booked the role of male lead in Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars series ‘The Acolyte’. He joins Amandla Steinberg and Jodie Turner-Smith in the Leslye Headland created show which is just about to go into production.

No details about the character are available and Lucasfilm has made no comment on the casting but it is likely that it will be confirmed at this weekend’s D23 event.

‘The Acolyte’ is 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, Disney+ said in announcing the project in December 2020.

Source: Deadline

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