Amandla Stenberg attends The 2021 Met Gala | Theo Wargo/Getty Images
New details about The Acolyte, an upcoming Disney Plus Star Wars series set during the last days of the High Republic Era, were few and far between during this year’s Star Wars Celebration event. The surprises, it seems, were being kept for the week of San Diego Comic-Con.
In an Instagram post tagged to San Diego Comic-Con, The Hate U Give actor Amandla Stenberg announced that they’ve joined the cast of The Acolyte in a mysterious role that may have something to do with the Dark Side judging from their Darth Maul jersey.
While Lucasfilm has been careful not to reveal all that much about The Acolyte — a thriller focused on the rise of those…