Squid Game actor Lee Jung-jae has been cast as the male lead for the Star Wars spin-off series ‘Acolyte’. It is made
The Lucasfilm project is the brainchild of Leslie Headland, co-creator of Netflix’s hit show, Russian Doll. According to Variety, he will star in the series alongside Amandla Steinberg and Queen & Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith.Leslie will serve as the series’ director, writer, executive producer and showrunner. The show is a mystery thriller that takes viewers into a galaxy of dark secrets and rising dark forces in the final days of the High Republic era. In the Star Wars universe, an acolyte can refer to an individual with Force abilities who is learning from a more experienced Sith Lord.
Jung-jae also returns for the second season of Squid Games.Series creator Hwang Dong-hyuk It should be expected in 2023 or 2024. In the first season, Jung-jae became the first Asian actor to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Male Actor. The actor has appeared in his Khi dramas such as Chief of Staff, as well as the movies Along with the Gods, Faith His Leader, and Housemaid, and is currently nominated for his 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards. has been nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role. It was announced last month that Jongjae would reprise his role as a manic killer in Ray, a television series based on the 2020 South Korean action-horror film Deliver Us From Evil. Rei is a Korean-Japanese bully whose brother was killed and is on a quest for bloody revenge.