Friday, July 30, 2021

Ethan Hawke Cast as Villain in Disney+ Marvel Series ‘Moon Knight’

Now that it appears that cat is finally out of the bag about Oscar Isaac’s role in the upcoming Disney+ Marvel series Moon Knight, additional casting announcements are rolling in.

As exclusively reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Ethan Hawke (Training Day, Boyhood) has been cast as the lead villain in Moon Knight. He will be joining May Calamawy (Ramy), whose undisclosed key role in the series was announced earlier this week.

Isaac will be taking on the role as the series lead, Marc Spector aka Moon Knight. Moon Knight originally made his debut via Marvel Comics back in the 1970s, thanks to writer Doug Moench and artist Don Perlin. As per Marvel, Marc Spector is “a complex vigilante who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. These multiple identities who live inside him are distinct characters in the series and will appear against a backdrop of Egyptian iconography.”

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Moon Knight will be directed by Mohamed Diab, Justin Benson, and Aaron Moorhead. As per THR, the series is aiming for a March production start in Budapest.

Stay tuned for more news on Moon Knight!

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Lindsey
Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, she's likely reading books and comics or dabbling in creative writing. Otherwise, she's probably yelling about something Star Wars or Marvel related on Twitter @lindyysolo. Contact: lindsey@nerdsandbeyond.com

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