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Moon Knight is an upcoming Disney+ original series, set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, centering around Moon Knight. It is expected to be the sixth Disney+ original series featured in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first starring a new character.

Jeremy Slater serves as the showrunner and writer of the series.[1]

The first season is set to premiere on March 30, 2022.[2]

Synopsis

The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.[3]

Cast

Production

In April 2018, Kevin Feige revealed that Moon Knight was definitely being discussed for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[8]

On August 23, 2019, at D23 Expo 2019, Kevin Feige announced that Marvel Studios was developing a live-action series about Moon Knight for Disney+.

In November 2019, it was reported that Jeremy Slater would serve as the showrunner of the series.[9]

In December 2019, Kevin Feige revealed that the series was expected to wrap production in late 2020.[10]

On February 26, 2020, it was reported that the series would begin filming in November, in Atlanta and Los Angeles, under the working title "Good Faith".[11][12][13]

On October 26, 2020, Deadline reported that Oscar Isaac was in negotiations to star as the title character in the series.[14] The next day, Deadline reported that Mohamed Diab would direct episodes of the series.[15]

On November 11, 2020, Discussing Film reported that the series would film in Budapest with filming beginning in early 2021.[16]

On November 20, 2020, The Illuminerdi reported that the series would begin filming in London in March 2021.[17]

On December 10, 2020, during Disney’s 2020 Investor Day, Kevin Feige spoke about the series, revealing that the series would tackle Moon Knight's Dissociative identity disorder.[18]

On January 8, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead were attached to direct episodes of the series.[19]

On January 11, 2021, in an interview with Collider, Kevin Feige revealed that the series' first season would consist of six episodes.[20]

On January 13, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that May Calamawy had joined the cast of the series in a key role.[21]

On January 15, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Ethan Hawke had joined the cast of the series and that he would portray the series' lead villain.[22]

On April 10, 2021, Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke were spotted in Budapest.[23]

On April 30, 2021, it was reported that the series had begun filming.[24]

On May 5, 2021, it was reported that the series had filmed in Szentendre.[25]

On May 27, 2021, Oscar Isaac confirmed his casting as Moon Knight.[26]

On July 26, 2021, it was revealed that Gaspard Ulliel had joined the cast of the series and that he would portray Midnight Man.[27]

On August 7, 2021, it was reported that Loic Mabanza had joined the cast of the series in an undisclosed role.[28]

On August 13, 2021, in an interview on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Hawke revealed that his character was based on American cult leader David Koresh and that Oscar Isaac was the one who asked him if he wanted to join the series.[29]

On September 30, 2021, it was reported that the series had wrapped production.[30]

Episodes

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 Jeremy Slater March 30, 2022
2 April 6, 2022
3 April 13, 2022
4 April 20, 2022
5 April 27, 2022
6 May 4, 2022

Notes

  • This is not the first time Oscar Isaac has played a Marvel hero, having provided the voice of Spider-Man 2099 in the post-credits scene of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
  • This is the final work of Gaspard Ulliel, who died on January 19, 2022.

Videos

Gallery

References

  1. Marvel's 'Moon Knight' Series Finds Its Head Writer With 'Umbrella Academy' Series Developer (Exclusive)
  2. Phase Zero on Twitter - January 17, 2022
  3. "‘Moon Knight’: Oscar Isaac Embraces the Madness in First Trailer". Marvel (January 18, 2022).
  4. Gaspard Ulliel Hamilton Hodell Agency
  5. ‘Moon Knight’ Adds French Actor Loic Mabanza & Sharon Carter Expected To Appear
  6. Marvel's 'Moon Knight': May Calamawy Joins Oscar Isaac in Disney+ Series (Exclusive)
  7. Alexander Cobb - Independent Artist
  8. Moon Knight Is In The Future Plans For the MCU
  9. Marvel's 'Moon Knight' Series Finds Its Head Writer With 'Umbrella Academy' Series Creator (Exclusive)
  10. Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and Ms. Marvel Shows Will Wrap Production By End of 2020
  11. EXCLUSIVE: ‘MOON KNIGHT’ DISNEY+ SERIES FILMING MOVES TO NOVEMBER IN ATLANTA
  12. UPDATE: ‘Moon Knight’ Expected To Shoot Scenes In California
  13. Working Title for ‘Moon Knight’ Revealed
  14. ‘Moon Knight’: Oscar Isaac Tapped To Star In Marvel And Disney+ Series
  15. ‘Moon Knight’: Mohamed Diab To Direct Marvel’s Disney+ Series
  16. Production Tidbits: ‘Moon Knight’, ‘Aquaman 2’, ‘Ms. Marvel’ and More
  17. MOON KNIGHT: NEW CHARACTERS AND DESCRIPTION OF MARC SPECTOR’S COLORFUL CLOAK: EXCLUSIVE
  18. Marvel Studios to Tackle Marc Spector's Story in ‘Moon Knight’ Disney+ Series
  19. Marvel's 'Moon Knight': Indie Auteurs Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Board as Directors (Exclusive)
  20. How Long Are Marvel's Disney+ Shows? Kevin Feige Talks 'Loki', 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier', and 'She-Hulk'
  21. Marvel's 'Moon Knight': May Calamawy Joins Oscar Isaac in Disney+ Series (Exclusive)
  22. Ethan Hawke to Play Villain Opposite Oscar Isaac in Marvel's 'Moon Knight' (Exclusive)
  23. Zsolt Gosztonyi on Instagram - April 10, 2021
  24. Goretity Dániel (gore) on Twitter - April 30, 2021
  25. Moon Knight – Production ongoing in Hungary, details of Ethan Hawke’s character possibly revealed
  26. Mad Gene Media on Instagram - May 27, 2021
  27. Gaspard Ulliel - Hamilton Hodell Agency
  28. ‘Moon Knight’ Adds French Actor Loic Mabanza & Sharon Carter Expected To Appear
  29. Ethan Hawke Credits Oscar Isaac for His Casting in Marvel’s Moon Knight
  30. Moon Knight Crew Celebrates Wrap on Oscar Isaac's Disney+ Show


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