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Star Wars: The Acolyte Reportedly Adds Dafne Keen to Cast

As production continues on Star Wars: The Acolyte, a new casting rumor has been unveiled by The Hot Mic podcast’s Jeff Sneider through Twitter.

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Logan and His Dark Materials star Dafne Keen has reportedly been tapped to join the Disney+ series for an unknown role. Should this be proven, Keen would be joining previously announced leading stars Amandla Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae.

The Acolyte is described as a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers that will be set within the final days of the High Republic era. Further details about its characters haven’t been revealed yet, but the project title references a Sith in the beginning stages of their training under an experienced Sith Lord.

The Disney+ series is being written and executive produced by Leslye Headland (Russian Doll), who will also be serving as the showrunner. Joining Stenberg and Lee are Jodie Turner-Smith, Manny Jacinto, and Charlie Barnett.

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In addition to The Acolyte, Lucasfilm is also currently developing a number of Star Wars projects, including The Mandalorian Season 3, Ahsoka, Skeleton Crew, and more.

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