Amandla Stenberg Celebrates THE ACOLYTE With an Adventure to Disneyland Park’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Amandla Stenberg visited Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to celebrate The Acolyte
The Acolyte

In a delightful treat for Star Wars fans, Amandla Stenberg, star of Lucasfilm’s new live-action Star Wars series The Acolyte, made a special appearance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during Season of the Force at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. Disney+ has shared photos from this exciting visit, along with a new clip featuring Stenberg and Emmy®-winner Lee Jung-jae, building anticipation for the series premiere on June 4.

Celebrating The Acolyte at Galaxy’s Edge

The Acolyte
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – MAY 21: The Acolyte’s Amandla Stenberg poses at Disneyland on May 21, 2024 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Disney)

Visitors to Disneyland were thrilled to see Amandla Stenberg exploring the immersive Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The visit coincided with Season of the Force, an event that celebrates all things Star Wars, providing the perfect backdrop for promoting The Acolyte. Fans had the chance to see Stenberg engage with the park’s attractions and interact with characters from the beloved franchise, making the experience unforgettable for all in attendance.

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The Acolyte is set to debut exclusively on Disney+ with the first two episodes premiering on June 4, 2024. The series follows an investigation into a shocking crime spree that brings together a respected Jedi Master, played by Lee Jung-jae, and a dangerous warrior from his past, portrayed by Amandla Stenberg. As they delve deeper, they uncover sinister forces and dark secrets that challenge their understanding of the galaxy.

About The Series

In The Acolyte, a mysterious crime spree sets the stage for an epic confrontation between a Jedi Master and a warrior with a shadowy past. The story promises suspense and intrigue as it explores the darker side of the Star Wars universe, revealing that not everything is as it seems.

The series boasts an impressive cast, including:

  • Amandla Stenberg as the enigmatic warrior
  • Lee Jung-jae as the Jedi Master
  • Manny Jacinto
  • Dafne Keen
  • Charlie Barnett
  • Jodie Turner-Smith
  • Rebecca Henderson
  • Dean-Charles Chapman
  • Joonas Suotamo
  • Carrie-Anne Moss

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The Acolyte was created by Leslye Headland, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King, and Jason Micallef. Co-executive producers include Charmaine DeGraté and Kor Adana, with Rayne Roberts, Damian Anderson, Eileen Shim, and Rob Bredow serving as producers.


  • Leslye Headland (Episodes 101 & 102)
  • Kogonada (Episodes 103 & 107)
  • Alex Garcia Lopez (Episodes 104 & 105)
  • Hanelle Culpepper (Episodes 106 & 108)


The series features an original score by award-winning composer Michael Abels, known for his work on Get Out and Us, promising to add an extra layer of tension and excitement to the narrative.

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The Acolyte
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – MAY 21: The Acolyte’s Amandla Stenberg poses at Disneyland on May 21, 2024 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for Disney)

Season of the Force at Disneyland Resort, a celebration of Star Wars, ends on June 2, 2024. Fans eager to immerse themselves in the Star Wars universe and catch a glimpse of The Acolyte’s stars should visit before the event concludes.

With The Acolyte premiering soon on Disney+, the recent visit by Amandla Stenberg to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has heightened excitement for this new series. Combining a stellar cast, a gripping story, and the rich lore of the Star Wars universe, The Acolyte is poised to become a must-watch for fans. Make sure to catch the first two episodes when they launch on June 4, 2024.

About Star Wars: The Acolyte

Star Wars: The Acolyte

Release Date: June 4, 2024
Creator/Showrunner: Leslye Headland
Executive Producers: Leslye Headland, Kathleen Kennedy, Simon Emanuel, Jeff F. King, Jason Micallef Producers: Rayne Roberts, Damian Anderson
Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Manny Jacinto, Dafne Keen, Jodie Turner-Smith, Rebecca Henderson, Charlie Barnett, Dean-Charles Chapman, Carrie-Anne Moss

“The Acolyte” is a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era. A former Padawan reunites with her Jedi Master to investigate a series of crimes, but the forces they confront are more sinister than they ever anticipated.

Are you ready to uncover the mysteries of the High Republic era? Will the dark forces at play be too much for our heroes to handle? Do you think you can solve the mystery of Star Wars: The Acolyte before the season’s end? Let us know your thoughts and theories on Discord!

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