It appears Deadline has a mole in the crew for The Acolyte series, because for the third time in less than a week, the online publication has outed a new casting for the series.

This week, Deadline is reporting that Manny Jacinto has joined The Acolyte’s supporting cast, so he joins Lee Jung-Jae and Jodie Turner-Smith, as the latest rumored cast member for the pre-Prequels era production.

As of this writing, only Amandla Stenberg has been officially cast for The Acolyte, which will be set about 100 years before the events of The Phantom Menace during the waning days of the High Republic era.

Nick and I will talk more about this casting rumor on next week’s episode of the SWTS, so don’t forget to tune into the Star Wars Time Show on a weekly basis via our podcast platforms or via YouTube if you prefer the livestream angle. 

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