“Star Wars: The Acolyte” Just Revealed Its Release Date And Show Poster, And Fans Are Obsessed

There’s a new live-action Stars Wars TV show coming, following in the footsteps of The Mandalorian, Andor, and Ahsoka, among others. On Monday, Disney+ shared new information about The Acolyte.

Stage event reveal of 'The Acolyte' with people on stage and audience watching

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On March 18, Disney announced that The Acolyte, which stars Amandla Stenberg and Lee Jung-jae, will debut on June 4.

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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,” Disney previously announced. Amandla will play the former Padawan while Lee Jung-jae is her Jedi Master.

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They’ll be joined by a stellar cast that includes Manny Jacinto, Jodie Turner-Smith, Charlie Barnett, and Carrie-Anne Moss.

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Notably, it wasn’t just the release date that Disney announced on Monday. The series’ trailer is dropping tomorrow, and they also revealed the show’s poster. The poster is kind of everything, depicting a Sith lightsaber, except it’s not red light. It’s a streak of what looks like blood. “In an age of light a darkness rises,” the poster also reads.

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Here are several fan reactions to the poster, proving that June can’t come soon enough:

More to come on Tuesday!