AMANDLA STENBERG TO LEAD DISNEY+ ‘STAR WARS’ SERIES ‘THE ACOLYTE’

Out actor Amandla Stenberg has been cast in the lead role for Disney+’s upcoming Star Wars series The Acolyte. According to Variety, the series will begin production in 2022. In announcing the series last year, Disney+ described The Acolyte as “a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of…