The solid of the upcoming Disney+ collection The Acolyte is rising, and Lee Jung-Jae is the newest massive title addition. The Squid Sport star will play the male lead within the Star Wars spinoff, Selection stories.
Lee will share the display with fellow lead Amandla Stenberg, and it will mark his first main function post-Squid Sport, which set Netflix data and seemingly despatched the world right into a frenzy. One other Netflix connection: Russian Doll writer-director-executive producer Leslye Headland is growing The Acolyte, which is described as “a mystery-thriller that may take viewers right into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and techniques and rising dark-side powers within the remaining days of the Excessive Republic period.”
The Acolyte is only one of many Star Wars-associated tasks coming down the pipeline. Simply earlier than Episode 3 of the Ewan McGregor-starring Obi-Wan Kenobi premiered this summer season, Disney+ shared a teaser trailer for Andor, which premiered on August thirty first. It sees Diego Luna reprise his function as Cassian Andor, and it serves as a prequel to the 2016 movie Rogue One.
In 2023, we’ll additionally get The Mandalorian Season 3, which can characteristic Christopher Lloyd, in addition to Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson as Anakin Skywalker’s former Padawan apprentice. Past that, Jon Watts is growing a brand new collection referred to as Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, which is about within the New Republic period and facilities round a gaggle of youngsters looking for their method house.
As for different tasks on Lee’s calendar, the Korean actor is confirmed to seem within the highly-anticipated second season of Squid Sport. However you’ll have to attend till late 2023 or early 2024 for that.