The world of Star Wars continues to grow in new and exciting ways. During Thursday afternoon’s Disney Investor Day event, it was revealed that a series focusing on the rising of the Dark side is in development and will premiere exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service.
Per the initial announcement, the series, titled The Acolyte will be a mystery thriller following the dark-side emerging during the end of the High Republic era.
The Acolyte joins a litany of Star Wars projects in the works. Over the last few months, rumors that characters like Mace Windu, Darth Maul, and Lando Calrissian will appear in live-action shows surfaced. Additionally, Disney+ is actively developing an animated series based on The Bad Batch with an animated sequel to Star Wars: Rebels in the works as well. Up next, the studio will place its Obi-Wan Kenobi and Cassian Andor series in production.
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