Details are slowly coming out about upcoming Star Wars projects as we prepare for the kick-off of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. One of those projects, The Acolyte, will be set during the galaxy's High Republic era, 100 years prior to the events of The Skywalker Saga. Speaking about show runner Leslye Headland, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy indicated that the show could resurrect some Expanded Universe ideas!
“She is a gigantic Star Wars fan…What’s wonderful about Leslye is she knows it all. I mean, she’s read a gazillion books inside the E.U. There are little bits and pieces that she’s drawing from that no one has explored yet in the onscreen storytelling.”
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