Vernestra Rwoh Confirmed For The Acolyte

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What little we’ve seen about The Acolyte up to now has steered an all-new world of characters to satisfy as Disney+ ventures again to the time of the Excessive Republic period, centuries earlier than the occasions of the Star Wars motion pictures. However in a shock reveal, we now know at the least one acquainted Jedi shall be becoming a member of the collection.

Revealed by Acolyte showrunner Leslye Headland at Star Wars Celebration Europe immediately, Rebecca Henderson will seem within the TV present as Excessive Republic novel character Vernestra Rwoh.

Rwoh, a green-skinned Mirialan, was at one level one of many youngest ever Jedi to ascend to the rank of Knight on the age of 15, and thought of one of many Order’s greatest and brightest of her era. However the Rwoh we’ll meet in The Acolyte is far older than the one readers have already met in a number of Excessive Republic novels, her purple hair shaved off to disclose Mirialan tattoos over her scalp. The picture proven to attendees clad Vernestra within the gold and brown “mission robes” worn by Jedi of the period, on an unknown jungle world.

Little else was famous about some other potential Excessive Republic characters showing within the collection, however it’s cool to see at the least certainly one of these characters grow to be a bigger a part of the Star Wars mythology. The Acolyte is ready to hit Disney+ a while in 2024.

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