Based on the synopsis for Star Wars: The Acolyte, you can expect more than just the typical action scenes and sci-fi world building from the show. It seems to have a mystery-thriller slant to it that you could find appealing even if you’re not a Star Wars fan but love that particular genre — and now Disney+ has released its official trailer to give you an idea of what you can expect. Star Wars: The Acolyte’s story is set at the end of the High Republic era, around a century before the events of Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace. 

It revolves around a former padawan played by Amandla Stenberg (Everything, Everything and The Hate U Give) who reunites with her old Jedi Master (Lee Jung-jae from Squid Game) to investigate a series of crimes. They, of course, unearth more and more clues as they look into the crime spree, which Disney says will lead them “down a dark path where sinister forces reveal all is not what it seems…” As a big fan of mystery and detective stories, it sounds promising, and I’d love it if Disney can nail the execution to give us a satisfying (and unpredictable) ending, as well. 
Star Wars: The Acolyte will be available for streaming on Disney+ starting on June 4. This article originally appeared on Engadget at https://www.engadget.com/watch-disneys-official-trailer-for-star-wars-the-acolyte-150246523.html?src=rss

Based on the synopsis for Star Wars: The Acolyte, you can expect more than just the typical action scenes and sci-fi world building from the show. It seems to have a mystery-thriller slant to it that you could find appealing even if you’re not a Star Wars fan but love that particular genre — and now Disney+ has released its official trailer to give you an idea of what you can expect. Star Wars: The Acolyte’s story is set at the end of the High Republic era, around a century before the events of Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

It revolves around a former padawan played by Amandla Stenberg (Everything, Everything and The Hate U Give) who reunites with her old Jedi Master (Lee Jung-jae from Squid Game) to investigate a series of crimes. They, of course, unearth more and more clues as they look into the crime spree, which Disney says will lead them “down a dark path where sinister forces reveal all is not what it seems…” As a big fan of mystery and detective stories, it sounds promising, and I’d love it if Disney can nail the execution to give us a satisfying (and unpredictable) ending, as well. 

Star Wars: The Acolyte will be available for streaming on Disney+ starting on June 4. 

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