South Korean actor Lee Jong Jae has been cast as the male lead on the Disney Plus show, sources told Deadline.
Who exactly the artist will play is still unclear. For the actor, this will be the first major studio role since the success of the TV series “The Squid Game”.
Another leading role in the series will be played by Amandla Stenberg, known for the films “The Hate of Others” and “The Hunger Games”. Previously, Jodie Turner-Smith (True Blood) also joined the cast.
Leslie Headland (Matryoshka Lives, Black Monday) is the director, writer, executive producer and showrunner of the series.
Star Wars: The Acolyte is a mystical thriller set in the last days of the Rise of the Republic. The show will tell about the origin of the Dark Forces. When the series will be released is unknown.