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[12/02/22 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 2
Updates include: HBO cancels "Los Espookys" after two seasons; Margarita Levieva to visit "The Acolyte" at Disney+; and Gore Abrams cast in HBO Max's "More."

[11/07/22 - 06:01 AM]
Disney+ Announces Casting for Upcoming Original Star Wars Series "The Acolyte" from Lucasfilm
"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.

[09/15/22 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 15
Updates include: CBS pulls the plug on "Beyond the Edge"; Amazon orders "Blade Runner 2099" to series; and James Marsden to lead top secret Freevee series.

[09/08/22 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 8
Updates include: Anna Konkle to lead Freevee's "Western"; Claire Danes bound for HBO Max's "Full Circle"; and Lee Jung-jae books role on "The Acolyte" at Disney+.

[09/06/22 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 6
Updates include: Jodie Turner-Smith joins "The Acolyte" at Disney+; Zazie Beetz first to board HBO Max's "Full Circle"; and Freevee orders "Clean Slate" to series.

[07/22/22 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 22
Updates include: FOX passes on comedy "Cindy Snow"; Vice renews "Icons Unearthed" for second season; and HBO Max nixes "One True Singer," "Ruxx."

[05/17/22 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 17
Updates include: Vanity Fair gives state of the union on "Star Wars" TV series; CBS's "Blood & Treasure" to finally return, on Paramount+; and Netflix scraps "Antiracist Baby," "Wing of Fire" animated projects.

[12/08/21 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 8
Updates include: The CW eyes "Walker" prequel series; Amandla Stenberg to star in latest "Star Wars" series at Disney+; and CBS wraps production on new reality entry "Beyond the Edge."

[12/10/20 - 05:26 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Surpasses 137 Million Paid Subscriptions Across Its Direct-to-Consumer Services, Shattering Previous Guidance
After greatly exceeding expectations, The Walt Disney Company shared guidance that it now expects its streaming services to hit 300-350 million total subscriptions by fiscal 2024, driven primarily by a significant increase in content output.

[04/22/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: Leslye Headland to spearhead new "Star Wars" series at Disney+; IMDb to revive "Leverage" for its streaming service; and Hulu's "The Mysterious Benedict Society" rounds out cast.







ACOLYTE, THE (DISNEY PLUS)
Premieres in TBA 2023 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2023/2024 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney+'s press release, November 2022) Today, Disney+ announced the cast for "The Acolyte," an upcoming original Star Wars series from Lucasfilm. Joining the previously announced Amandla Stenberg ("The Hate U Give") are Emmy Award-winner Lee Jung-jae ("Squid Game"), Manny Jacinto ("Nine Perfect Strangers"), Dafne Keen ("His Dark Materials"), Jodie Turner-Smith ("Queen & Slim"), Rebecca Henderson ("Inventing Anna"), Charlie Barnett ("Russian Doll"), Dean-Charles Chapman ("1917") and Carrie-Anne Moss ("The Matrix"). "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. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amandla Stenberg
· Carrie-Anne Moss
· Charlie Barnett
· Dafne Keen
· Dean-Charles Chapman
· Jodie Turner-Smith
· Lee Jung-jae
· Manny Jacinto
· Margarita Levieva
· Rebecca Henderson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Damian Anderson as PROD
· Jason Micallef as EP
· Jeff F. King as EP
· Kathleen Kennedy as EP
· Leslye Headland as CRTR/EP
· Rayne Roberts as PROD
· Simon Emanuel as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lucasfilm