The Acolyte: Leslye Changing the Main Storyline Concept Of George Lucas

The Acolyte: Leslye Changing the Main Storyline Concept Of George Lucas

The most awaited and anticipated mystery-thriller Star Wars TV series, which will take over from the High Republic Era, is set to release on June 4, 2024, on Disney+. 

Leslye isn’t only surprising fans with more new unknown characters, including Amy Tsang, Margarita Levieva, Dean-Charles Chapman, Paul Bullion, and James Henri-Thomas, but also with a staggering fact. 

Leslye Headland is bringing a whole new perspective that’s challenging the original storyline concept of George Lucas. 

What the showrunner of the series, Leslye Headland, has to say: 

"Honestly, the way I look at it is, there is no light without darkness. No good without bad. So to me - and this might just be a personal thing - the Force is about balance. It's not just a Marvel superpower. [The Force-sensitive] aren't using telekinesis because they're special, powerful people; it's because they've achieved balance. As Yoda says, 'My ally is the Force.' So the idea of a separation from that was really interesting... If you are unbalanced, the Force cannot protect you."

Leslye's statement reveals her viewpoints on giving equal significance to both sides of the Force, the light and dark side. As she believes there’s no light without darkness. 

This primarily challenges the main viewpoints of Lucas' original concepts regarding the dark side, which was the main reason behind disrupting the balance of the Force. 

The series may bring up the story of the Sith gaining more power against the Jedi and rising to an unimaginable extent.

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