March 19, 2024
by Bespin Bulletin

Following the release of the highly anticipated trailer and a brand new poster, Lucasfilm have shared the names and descriptions of a plethora of characters from The Acolyte.

Amandla Stenberg plays Mae – an individual that gets swept up into a sinister mystery, one that puts her into the centre of conflict in unexpected ways.

Lee Jung-Jae plays Master Sol – a wise, highly respected, powerful Jedi master, strong in the ways of the force, who is going through an emotional conflict.

Manny Jacinto plays Qimir – a former smuggler who now makes his living as a trader. He procures unusual things and enjoys a life of leisure.

Carrie-Ann Moss plays Master Indara – a Jedi master of great physical and mental skill.

Dean Charles Chapman plays Master Tobin – a depiction for this character was not shared.

Joonas Suotamo plays Master Kelnacca – a Jedi loner that lives a solitary life.

Jodie Turner-Smith plays Mother Aniseya – the leader of a coven of Witches who value their independence along with the preservation of their beliefs and powers.

Charlie Barnett plays Yord Fandar – a Jedi knight and Jedi temple guardian is an overachiever and a rule follower. His need to be by-the-book nature can cloud his judgment.

Dafne Keen plays Jecki Lon – a Jedi Padawan, the apprentice to Master Sol. She is young, but conducts herself with maturity.

Rebecca Henderson plays Vernestra Rwoh – an elder Jedi master who has ascended the ranks of the Jedi from a teenage prodigy to a leader in the Jedi order.

In The Acolyte, an investigation into a shocking crime spree pits a respected Jedi Master (Lee Jung-jae) against a dangerous warrior from his past (Amandla Stenberg). As more clues emerge, they travel down a dark path where sinister forces reveal all is not what it seems.

The Acolyte premieres on Disney+ on June 4th with TWO episodes.

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