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Sneak Peeks Galore for ‘Star Wars’ Series ‘The Acolyte,’ ‘Skeleton Crew,’ and ‘Ahsoka’

The Star Wars Celebration event kicked off its opening day in London late last week with an insane amount of announcements, including teasers and updates for the three highly anticipated Disney+ original series.

The Star Wars Celebration event kicked off its opening day in London late last week with an insane amount of announcements, including updates for Disney+ original series The Acolyte, Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, and Star Wars: Ahsoka.

Here's a quick recap:

Leslye Headland, creator and showrunner of Star Wars: The Acolyte offered an overview and exclusive sneak peek of the new mystery-thriller, which 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 discovers the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.

Watch the teaser trailer for The Acolyte now:

The series, which is currently in production, stars Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Charlie Barnett, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Dean-Charles Chapman and Star Wars veteran Joonas Suotamo, Carrie-Anne Moss and Margarita Levieva. In addition to writing and directing, Headland serves as an executive producer with Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King and Jason Micallef, while Rayne Roberts and Damian Anderson produce. The Acolyte will stream exclusively on Disney+ in 2024.

On the other side of a galaxy far, far away, Skeleton Crew's Jude Law and young co-stars Ravi Cabot-Conyers, Kyriana Kratter, and Robert Timothy Smith shared insights about the series, their characters and to the delight of all, a sneak peak of the series, which is also currently in production.

Watch Jude Law’s presentation for Skeleton Crew now:

Skeleton Crew follows the journey of four kids who make a mysterious discovery on their seemingly safe home planet, then get lost in a strange and dangerous galaxy. Finding their way home—and meeting unlikely allies and enemies—will be a greater adventure than they ever imagined. The series also stars Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Tunde Adebimpe, and Kerry Condon. Jon Watts and Christopher Ford serve as showrunners and executive produce along with Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck serve as co-executive producers. John Bartnicki and Susan McNamara will produce. Directors include Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, David Lowery, the Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), Jake Schreier, Bryce Dallas Howard and Lee Isaac Chung. Skeleton Crew will stream exclusively on Disney+ later in 2023.

Transitioning to Ahsoka, Rosario Dawson took the stage to unveil a teaser poster for the series, after which she was joined by co-stars Natasha Liu Bordizzo, who plays Sabine Wren, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who announced that she will be playing Hera Syndulla. The presentation concluded with a new teaser trailer for the Disney+ original series.

Watch the teaser trailer for Ahsoka now:

Set after the fall of the Empire, Ahsoka follows the former Jedi knight as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. The series is written by Filoni, alongside executive producers Favreau, Kennedy, Wilson, and Beck. Gilchrist is co-executive producer. Ahsoka premieres exclusively on Disney+ August 2023.


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Cybersecurity specialist by day, investigative journalist by night.