Casts for Star Wars’ varied movies and films are virtually all the time attention-grabbing, simply because it’s enjoyable to see who pops up. The forged for the subsequent present, The Acolyte, lately added The Good Place’s Manny Jacinto and Squid Recreation’s Lee Jung-Jae to its sturdy lineup, and now the present’s acquired one other stable addition within the type of Charlie Barnett.
Barnett, greatest often called Alan in Netflix’s Russian Doll (and perhaps additionally that transient stint as Deathstroke in Arrow’s last season), has reportedly in last negotiations to hitch the present’s forged. Ought to the deal undergo, he’ll be reunited with Acolyte showrunner Leslye Headland, who additionally created Russian Doll. Like with different casting information associated to the present, there’s no element of who Barnett shall be enjoying, however his position is alleged to be a assist one moderately than a lead position.
Set throughout the period of the Excessive Republic and extra particularly a few century earlier than The Phantom Menace, particulars on The Acolyte have been scarce for the reason that present was first introduced again in 2020. With the promise of a concentrate on Darkish Facet customers of the Pressure, who’ve probably not gotten a possibility to be the main target level of a Star Wars story earlier than, the at present recognized forged is an intriguing roster of actors. And that it’s stated to be a mystery-thriller, one thing that the franchise solely actually tries to do in some books or episodes of Clone Wars, makes this much more thrilling.
[through The Hollywood Reporter]
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