Cuatro will premiere the first episode of ‘The Acolyte’, the prequel to ‘Star Wars’ for Disney+

Cuatro will premiere the first episode of ‘The Acolyte’, the prequel to ‘Star Wars’ for Disney+
Cuatro will premiere the first episode of ‘The Acolyte’, the prequel to ‘Star Wars’ for Disney+

THE FORCE ON TELEVISION

The network repeats the collaboration it carried out in 2019 together with Disney+ for the premiere of ‘The Mandalorian’.

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By Alejandro Burrueco Marín

On May 20, 2024 | 17:38

The first episode of ‘The Acolyte’, the new series from the ‘Star Wars’ universe that goes back 100 years before the birth of Anakin Skywalker, can be seen on open television through Cuatro. The launch of the series on Disney+ will occur on Wednesday, June 5, although it is unknown if it will arrive on the Mediaset network before or after the release date stipulated on the platform, since An announcement is already being broadcast confirming that it will be released “very soon”.

It will not be the first time that Mediaset and Disney collaborate, since The first episode of ‘The Mandalorian’, which currently has three seasons, premiered on Cuatro on March 20, 2019, four days before the platform.. To prepare the ground, the film ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ will also be broadcast, which closed the main ‘Star Wars’ saga, although the broadcast date is also unknown.

Lee Jung-jae in ‘The Acolyte’

All of these collaborations are the result of an agreement between Mediaset España and The Walt Disney Company Iberia, which also led to the co-production of the first original Spanish Disney+ series in 2021, ‘Besos al aire’. Besides, During the great celebration of Disney’s centenary in 2023, the network broadcast up to four of the live actions of the company’s classics: ‘Aladdin’, ‘Cruella’, ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Mulan’.

What will ‘The Acolyte’ tell?

The series promises to be a mysterious thriller that will show new faces of the dark side, despite being located in the context of the maximum splendor of the Jedi and the Galactic Republic.. Lee Jung-jae, lead actor of ‘The Squid Game’, will star in the prequel, putting himself in the shoes of a Jedi Master who will have to investigate a wave of crimes and stop a new villain, played by Amandla Stenberg.

 
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