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"Rise and live again. As my fist of vengeance. As my Moon Knight."
Khonshu to Marc Spector[src]

Moon Knight is an American web television series, based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It is the eighteenth television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the tenth installment of Phase Four. The series is produced by Marvel Studios and was released on Disney+.

The first season premiered on March 30, 2022 and concluded on May 4, 2022.

Synopsis

Season One

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.[1]

Cast

Starring Cast

Recurring Cast

Posters

Production

In 2008, it was reported that Joe Carnahan had signed on to direct a Taskmaster film. Carnahan said that the film was going to include Moon Knight and that it would "literally build Taskmaster's origin" because it would "commence with the events following Taskmaster's severe beat down at the hands of Moon Knight".[2]

In October 2015, it was reported that Moon Knight would be introduced in one of Netflix's Marvel series before he got his own series, similarly to how Punisher was being introduced in Season Two of Daredevil.[3]

In May 2016, it was reported that Netflix was developing three new Marvel series centered on Blade, Ghost Rider and Moon Knight.[4]

In January 2017, Guardians of the Galaxy director and writer James Gunn revealed that he had pitched a Moon Knight film to Marvel Studios, but that he did not have the time to work on it.[5]

In April 2018, Kevin Feige revealed that Moon Knight was one of the characters being discussed for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[6]

On August 23, 2019, at D23 Expo 2019, Kevin Feige announced that Marvel Studios was developing a limited television series centered on Moon Knight for Disney+.[7]

In November 2019, it was reported that Jeremy Slater would serve as the showrunner of the series.[8]

In December 2019, Kevin Feige revealed that the series was expected to wrap production in late 2020.[9]

In January 2020, it was reported that Beau DeMayo had joined the series' writing team.[10]

On February 26, 2020, it was reported that the series would begin production 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 shoot scenes in Budapest in early 2021.[16]

On November 20, 2020, The Illuminerdi reported that the series would shoot scenes 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 an undisclosed 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 antagonist.[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 production.[24]

On May 5, 2021, it was reported that the series had shot scenes 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 Anton Mogart.[27] Moon Knight was one of Ulliel's last roles before his death on January 19, 2022.[28]

On August 7, 2021, it was reported that Loic Mabanza had joined the cast of the series in an undisclosed role.[29]

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.[30]

On September 30, 2021, it was reported that the series had wrapped production.[31]

On January 17, 2022, it was announced that the series would premiere on March 30.[1]

On March 7, 2022, it was reported that Hesham Nazih had composed the series' score.[32]

Videos

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ‘Moon Knight’: Oscar Isaac Embraces the Madness in First Trailer
  2. Marvel's Taskmaster Has Wrangled Joe Carnahan.
  3. Marvel Developing Moon Knight Netflix Series?
  4. Moon Knight, Blade, and Ghost Rider Netflix Series In Development?
  5. James Gunn Pitched a Moon Knight Movie to Marvel
  6. Moon Knight Is In The Future Plans For the MCU
  7. D23: New Marvel Studios Shows on Disney+ Announced
  8. Marvel's 'Moon Knight' Series Finds Its Head Writer With 'Umbrella Academy' Series Creator (Exclusive)
  9. Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and Ms. Marvel Shows Will Wrap Production By End of 2020
  10. Marvel Adds The Witcher Writer to Moon Knight Disney+ Series
  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 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. Gaspard Ulliel, French Actor and ‘Moon Knight’ Star, Dies at 37 After Ski Accident
  29. ‘Moon Knight’ Adds French Actor Loic Mabanza & Sharon Carter Expected To Appear
  30. Ethan Hawke Credits Oscar Isaac for His Casting in Marvel’s Moon Knight
  31. Moon Knight Crew Celebrates Wrap on Oscar Isaac's Disney+ Show
  32. Marvel’s Disney+ Series ‘Moon Knight’ to Feature Music by Hesham Nazih

External Links

Phase Four

Movies:
Black WidowShang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsEternals
Spider-Man: No Way HomeDoctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Thor: Love and ThunderBlack Panther: Wakanda Forever
Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
The MarvelsFantastic FourBlade
Disney+:
WandaVision (Season One)The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Season One)Loki (Season OneSeason Two)
What If...? (Season OneSeason Two)Hawkeye (Season One)Moon Knight (Season One)
Ms. Marvel (Season One)She-Hulk: Attorney at Law (Season One)I Am Groot (Season One)
The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday SpecialEcho (Season One)Secret Invasion (Season One)
Ironheart (Season One)Armor Wars (Season One)Agatha: House of Harkness (Season One)
Spider-Man: Freshman Year (Season One)Marvel Zombies (Season One)

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