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"Leslye Headland, Emmy-nominated creator of the mind-bending series Russian Doll, is a boldly innovative filmmaker bringing her new Star Wars series to Disney+. The Acolyte is a mystery thriller that will take us into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging Dark Side powers in the final days of the High Republic era."
―President Kathleen Kennedy announces the series during Disney Investor Day 2020[src]

Star Wars: The Acolyte is a Star Wars television series currently being developed by Leslye Headland for Disney+. Headland will write, executive produce, and serve as the series' showrunner. The show will focus on the emergence of dark side powers in the final days of the High Republic Era.

Official description[edit | edit source]

Leslye Headland, Emmy Award-nominated creator of the mind-bending series Russian Doll, brings a new Star Wars series to Disney+ with The Acolyte. The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that will take the audience into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.[2]

Development[edit | edit source]

On April 22, 2020, Variety reported that a Star Wars series was in development for Disney+, with Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland writing and serving as showrunner. The report noted that the series will be female-centric, and that it will take place in a new part of the Star Wars timeline.[3] The series was officially announced on May 4, 2020 on StarWars.com. The announcement also revealed that Headland will be an executive producer on the project.[1] The series' title, logo, and general premise were revealed at a Disney investors meeting on December 10, 2020.[2] Rayne Roberts will co-develop the series with Headland.[4]

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Star Wars saga
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A New Hope · The Empire Strikes Back · Return of the Jedi
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Taika Waititi film · Kevin Feige film · 2025 film · 2027 film · Untitled trilogy · Untitled film series
Legends: Holiday Special · Caravan of Courage · The Battle for Endor
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The Mandalorian · The Book of Boba Fett · Andor · Obi-Wan Kenobi
Rangers of the New Republic · Ahsoka · The Acolyte · Lando
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