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  • The Acolyte Is Already a Hit for Disney+

    The Acolyte Is Already a Hit for Disney+

    Even though it’s Star Wars, The Acolyte was a gamble. A new show, set in a new time period, featuring all-new characters played by actors you recognize but maybe don’t know by name just yet. Its first episodes also held secrets that changed the entire trajectory of the story. If any Star Wars show wasn’t…


  • Lucasfilm Is Ready to Defend The Acolyte From Bigoted Backlash

    Lucasfilm Is Ready to Defend The Acolyte From Bigoted Backlash

    Lucasfilm has had what can, charitably, be described as a rocky history with how it has handled Star Wars frequently finding itself the target of the ever-evolving reactionary culture war. In fits and starts, the studio has struggled in defending stars and crew from harassment and baseless accusations, from the faux-outrage of John Boyega being…