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"Squid Game" Star Lee Jung Jae Lands Lead Role In New Disney+ "Star Wars" Series "The Acolyte"

Lee Jung Jae from the global Korean drama sensation Squid Game has landed the lead role in the Star Wars Disney+ series The Acolyte. On September 3 a US media outlet reported the actor has been cast. Disney+ has not officially released a statement regarding the casting, and we will keep you updated on the matter.

"The Acolyte" series logo from Disney +
"The Acolyte" series logo from Disney+

The Acolyte is an upcoming television series currently in development by Leslye Headland, the Emmy-nominated creator of the hit series Russian Doll, for Disney+. The mystery-thriller show will focus on the rise of the dark side powers during the High Republic era.

Lee Jung Jae as the lead in Netflix's hit series "Squid Game" (Netflix)
Lee Jung Jae as the lead in Netflix's hit series "Squid Game" (Netflix)

Make sure to stay tuned for more details on this developing series! This is exciting for K-drama fans who want to see more of their stars on an even bigger screen with international roles!

Let us know what you think about this! Are you excited for a new Star Wars television series?


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