New Star Wars TV Show The Acolyte Adds The Good Place’s Manny Jacinto – Report

Manny Jacinto, who starred on NBC’s beloved comedy The Good Place, will appear in the upcoming Star Wars TV show The Acolyte for Disney+, according to Variety. Jacinto, should he close a deal to appear in the show, will join previously announced cast members like Amandla Stenberg, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Lee Jung-jae.

Jacinto is best known for his Good Place character, Jason, a dim Florida man who loved Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Some of his recent film credits have included Top Gun: Maverick and Bad Times at the El Royale.

The Acolyte comes from the mind of Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland, who is the showrunner and executive producer. The show is set 100 years before the events of Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.

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Author: Eddie Makuch