The production of the new series of the universe “Star Wars” for Disney +, entitled “The Acolyte” takes shape and new details are gradually emerging.
And according to new information listed on the Lucasfilm website, director and producer Rayne Roberts will be one of the co-developers of “ The Acolyte, ” alongside showrunner Leslye Headland.
Roberts, who is Lucasfilm’s vice president of film development, has been involved in many projects in the Star Wars universe, such as Star Wars: Rebels, ‘The Force Awakens’,’ The Last Jedi ‘,’ Solo: A Story Star Wars ”and“ Skywalker Rise ”.
“ The Acolyte ”, which is part of the canon of Alta República, will also serve as the zero point in the official timeline of the universe created by George Lucas, 200 years before the inaugural film trilogy, which launched between the 70s and 80.
The new franchise timeline is part of the Star Wars: The High Republic book saga and strategically reorganizes the entire narrative timeline, incorporating brand expansion, announcing the many titles to be released.
Check out the official and updated Star Wars timeline:
The Upper Republic – The official new starting point for Star Wars canon, set 200 years before the original 70s-80s trilogy. It will be explored in the new “High Republic” line of books, which will arrive in 2021. The next series The Acolyte is part of this period.
Fall of the Jedi – Covering the fall of the Jedi Order and the return of the Sith, in The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, The Clone Wars and Revenge of the Sith.
Empire Age – Explore the early rise of the Empire and the chaos of its shadow covering the galaxy. Covering the events depicted in the upcoming Bad Batch and Solo: A Star Wars Story animated series.
Age of Rebellion – The slow but sure rise of rebellion in the decades since the rise of the Empire. Covering events from Star Wars Rebels, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi.
The New Republic – Chaos after Palpatine’s apparent death, as the Empire struggled to survive and a New Republic began to take shape. Mandalorian takes place in this period of time.
Rise of the First Order – The Imperial Remnants are reorganizing in the First Order and attempting to reclaim the galaxy as part of Palpatine’s resurrection. Covers the events of Star Wars: The Resistance, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and Ascension Skywalker.
Check out the official logo of ‘The Acolyte’:
The series will have creator Leslye Headland, responsible for the success of Netflix’s “Russian doll”.
“The Acolyte” will be a mysterious thriller set in the dying days of the Old High Republic and present the dark secrets of a growing power on the dark side of the Force.
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