Star Wars: The Acolyte Release Date and First Poster Revealed, First Trailer Coming Tomorrow

Star Wars: The Acolyte will arrive on Disney+ on June 4, 2024, and its first trailer will be released tomorrow, March 19.

Big Star Wars news shared StarWars.com A new ominous poster reads, “Darkness rises in an age of light.”

Acolyte is set in the High Republic era of the Star Wars timeline, and is the “prime of the Jedi Order. However, not everything is perfect.

“In The Acolyte, an investigation into a shocking crime pits a revered 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 manifest. All is not as it seems.” So says the official explanation.

Joining Stenberg and Jung-Jay in Star Wars: Acolyte Manny Jacinto, Daphne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Dean-Charles Chapman, Jonas Suedamo and Carrie-Anne Moss.

Russian Dolls Leslie Headland serves as the show's creator and showrunner, and has collaborated with Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King and Jason Micallef will serve as executive producers. Charmaine DiGrate and Core Adana are co-executive producers and Rayne Roberts and Damien Anderson are producers.

We don't know much about the series yet, but Stenberg shared that the show was created with him in mind.

“All the artwork was conceptualized with my face on it, and Leslie said, 'So I've been doing this for you for about three or four years. I don't know what I'm going to do if you don't. Just do it. There's no pressure,'” Stenberg said. Sent to the moon, of course.”

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Acolyte is confirmed to have more Jedi than any other film or show and is “Frozen meets Kill Bill”.

Also, check out our chat with the cast and showrunner about the series, and how we're bringing parts of the old Extended Universe back into canon.

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Adam Pankhurst is a writer for IGN. You can follow him on X/Twitter @AdamBankhurst And on TikTok.

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