June 5th has been reported as the potential premiere date for the upcoming “Star Wars” series “The Acolyte” on the Disney+ service according to Collider.

The outlet adds that Disney’s representatives “did not deny or confirm” the date when reached for comment.

Set around fifty years before the events of “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” and towards the end of the High Republic era, the live-action series follows a former Jedi Padawan and her one-time Master.

The pair investigate sinister crimes in an ever-changing galaxy, challenging the fallibility of the Jedi Order. Amandla Stenberg, Lee Jung-jae, Joonas Suotamo, Jodie Turner-Smith, Manny Jacinto, Carrie-Anne Moss, Dean-Charles Chapman, Margarita Levieva and Charlie Barnett star.

Also onboard is Rebecca Henderson as an older version of Vernestra Rwoh, one of the major characters from books set during the High Republic era.

The series hails from creator Leslye Headland and will premiere its eight episodes exclusively on the Disney+ service.

The show precedes “Star Wars: Skeleton Crew,” which is set in the Mandoverse time period, in the back half of 2024. They will be followed by the second season of “Andor” in early 2025.

A new season of “Ahsoka” is also in the works, along with “The Mandalorian and Grogu” movie for a 2026 release.

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