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The Acolyte Episode 5 Preview, Release Date And More

The Acolyte

The Acolyte is being loved by all the fans of the Star Wars franchise. The series also has a connection to Episode 1 and has a very interesting premise filled with strong characters. Four episodes are out since the maiden season started in the first week of June this year.

The Acolyte Episode 5 is the next episode and it will take the story of its characters forward. Fans are hyped up to watch the fifth episode and fans are eager to find out what will be happening in this episode.

The Acolyte Episode 5 Preview, Release Date And More
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What Is The Acolyte All About?

The Acolyte is the creation of Leslye Headland who is also its showrunner. Also named Star Wars: The Acolyte, the series belongs to the big franchise of Star Wars. It starts at the cusp of the era of the High Republic when it was ending. This is approximately a century before the storyline of the original series took place. The main plot focuses on a Jedi Master who is looking into several crimes that have taken place.

The executive producers of the show include Headland, Jeff F. King, Kathleen Kennedy, Jason Micallef, and Simon Emanuel. Rayne Roberts, Eileen Shim, Damian Anderson, and Rob Bredow have produced the series. The Acolyte premiered on June 4th, 2024 on Disney+.

What Happened In The Previous Episode?

The Acolyte Episode 4 was called Day and it was released on June 18th, 2024. Alex Garcia Lopez directed the episode while Kor Adana and Claire Kiechel wrote it. We see Osha (played by Amandla Stenberg) talking to Jecki (Dafne Keen) to say a final goodbye.

Later, we see Sol (Lee Jung-jae) talking to the Council about Mae. Vernestra orders Kelnacca to return from Khofar as she doesn’t want Mae to kill more people.

What Happened In The Previous Episode?
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The Jedi are struggling to have control over things. Meanwhile, Mae arrives in Khofar with Qimir (Manny Jacinto) to look for Kelnacca. But Yord (Charlie Barnett) along with Sol and others are also in the region to prevent them. Qimir is trapped by Mae as she wants to be free from the clutches of the Master.

As she moves forward, Mae finds out bad news; Wookiee is murdered. She feels that everyone will think she murdered him. The master appears and is seen going for Osha who is thrown out by the Master. This is the point where the episode ends.

What To Expect From The Acolyte Episode 5?

The Acolyte Episode 5 is again helmed by Alex Garcia Lopez while Cameron Squires and Kor Adana have written it. The episode will focus on what the Master will do once appearing in front of Mae.

Meanwhile, she is also on the run after witnessing that Wookiee was already killed by someone but people will believe she did it. She will have to continue moving forward as Sol and his team are after her to capture her. We can also expect The Acolyte Episode 5 to reveal who this Master really is. There are speculations that it might be Qimir but chances are slim.

It is clear that the upcoming episode will witness a massive battle and that will lead to some casualties. There are also many mysteries that have been cultivated so far. The Acolyte Episode 5 might unveil some of these mysteries.

As we are more than halfway through this season, we can expect the tension to increase further and the chase for Mae to intensify. Overall, this is going to be a very interesting and exciting episode given the things it will witness in the storyline.

Do We Have A Release Date?

The Acolyte Episode 5 will be released on Tuesday, June 25th, 2024 on Disney+. It will run for around 30 to 40 minutes in duration. There will be eight episodes in this season with the final one dropping on July 16th, 2024.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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The Acolyte is being enjoyed by fans of Star Wars who were feeling fatigued by the recent projects that have been released. It’s upcoming episode is The Acolyte Episode 5 which might reveal several things including the mystery of Master and who he is. Hence, viewers are eager to witness this episode.

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