Squid Game actor Lee Jung-jae to star in Star Wars series The Acolyte

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Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae is about to be part of the galaxy far, distant because the Korean actor has been solid in the male lead function for the upcoming Star Wars spin-off series The Acolyte.

The Lucasfilm mission hails from Leslye Headland, the co-creator of smash hit Netflix present Russian Doll. As per leisure news portal Variety, Lee will function reverse Amandla Steinberg and Queen & Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith in the series.

The particulars of the Korean actor’s function has been stored beneath wraps. Headland will function the director, author, government producer and showrunner of the series.

The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that can take the viewers right into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and techniques and rising dark-side powers in the ultimate days of the High Republic period.

In the Star Wars universe, an acolyte can refer to people with drive skills who be taught from a extra skilled Sith Lord. The series is predicted to begin manufacturing in London later this 12 months.

Lee Jung-jae grew to become a world phenomenon after the resounding success of his Netflix series The Squid Game, in which he performed the function of Seong Gi-hun aka participant 456. The actor, who’s an enormous star in native South Korea courtesy of Okay-dramas like Chief of Staff and movies Along With the Gods series, The Face Reader and The Housemaid, is at present nominated in the lead actor class of the 2022 Primetime Emmy awards.

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