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Moon Knight is an upcoming American web television series, based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It is the nineteenth television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and an installment of Phase Four. The series is produced by Marvel Studios and will be released on Disney+.[2]

The first season will consist of six episodes[3] and premiere in 2022.[4]

Synopsis

Season One

Moon Knight features a complex vigilante who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. The multiple identities who live inside him are distinct characters who appear against a backdrop of Egyptian iconography.[5]

Cast

Starring Cast

Recurring Cast

  • To-be-confirmed actor as Eddie Silver[13]
  • To-be-confirmed actress as Willow Silver[13]

Posters

To be added

Production

In 2008, Joe Carnahan signed on to direct a movie adaptation of Taskmaster. 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".[14]

In October 2015, similarly to The Punisher and Daredevil, it was rumored that Netflix wanted to introduce Moon Knight in one of their Marvel series, before giving him his own series.[15]

Following the series order of The Punisher in April 2016, some reports declared that Netflix was developing three other vigilante series about Blade, Ghost Rider and Moon Knight.[16]

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.[17]

In April 2018, Kevin Feige revealed that Moon Knight was definitely being discussed for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[18]

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+.[2]

In November 2019, it was reported that Jeremy Slater would serve as the showrunner of the series.[1]

In December 2019, Kevin Feige revealed that the series was expected to wrap production in late 2020.[19]

In January 2020, it was reported that Beau DeMayo had joined the series' writing team.[20]

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".[21][22][23]

On October 26, 2020, Deadline reported that Oscar Isaac was in negotiations to star as the title character in the series.[6] The next day, Deadline reported that Mohamed Diab would direct episodes of the series.[24]

On November 11, 2020, Discussing Film reported that the series would film in Budapest with filming beginning in early 2021.[25]

On November 20, 2020, The Illuminerdi reported that the series would begin filming in London in March 2021.[26]

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.[27]

On January 8, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead were attached to direct episodes of the series.[28]

On January 11, 2021, in an interview with Collider, Kevin Feige revealed that the series' first season would consist of six episodes.[3]

On January 13, 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported that May Calamawy had joined the cast of the series in a key role.[9]

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.[10]

On April 10, 2021, Oscar Isaac and Ethan Hawke were spotted in Budapest.[29]

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

On May 5, 2021, it was reported that the series had filmed in Szentendre.[31]

On May 27, 2021, Oscar Isaac confirmed his casting as Moon Knight.[32]

On July 26, 2021, it was revealed that Gaspard Ulliel had joined the cast of the series and that he would portray Anton Mogart/Midnight Man.[8]

On August 7, 2021, it was reported that Loic Mabanza had joined the cast of the series in an undisclosed role.[11]

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.[33]

Videos

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Marvel's 'Moon Knight' Series Finds Its Head Writer With 'Umbrella Academy' Series Creator (Exclusive)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 D23: New Marvel Studios Shows on Disney+ Announced
  3. 3.0 3.1 How Long Are Marvel's Disney+ Shows? Kevin Feige Talks 'Loki', 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier', and 'She-Hulk'
  4. Disney+ France Lists Loki, and What If? For 2021, Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight For 2022
  5. Disney+ To Launch Marvel Series ‘Ironheart’, ‘Armor Wars’, ‘Secret Invasion’ & ‘Moon Knight’
  6. 6.0 6.1 ‘Moon Knight’: Oscar Isaac Tapped To Star In Marvel And Disney+ Series
  7. Marvel Series ‘Moon Knight’ Adds ‘Ramy’ Star May Calamawy
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gaspard Ulliel - Hamilton Hodell Agency
  9. 9.0 9.1 Marvel's 'Moon Knight': May Calamawy Joins Oscar Isaac in Disney+ Series (Exclusive)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Ethan Hawke to Play Villain Opposite Oscar Isaac in Marvel's 'Moon Knight' (Exclusive)
  11. 11.0 11.1 ‘Moon Knight’ Adds French Actor Loic Mabanza & Sharon Carter Expected To Appear
  12. 12.0 12.1 Moon Knight: Marvel Casting Two Main Roles for Disney+ Show (Exclusive)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Report - Marvel Studios Seeking to Cast Two Latinx/Jewish Parent Roles for Upcoming Disney+ Show
  14. Smokin' Joe Carnahan Takes on Marvel's Taskmaster
  15. Marvel Developing Moon Knight Netflix Series?
  16. Moon Knight, Blade, and Ghost Rider Netflix Series In Development?
  17. James Gunn Pitched a Moon Knight Movie to Marvel
  18. Moon Knight Is In The Future Plans For the MCU
  19. Moon Knight, She-Hulk, and Ms. Marvel Shows Will Wrap Production By End of 2020
  20. Marvel Adds The Witcher Writer to Moon Knight Disney+ Series
  21. EXCLUSIVE: ‘MOON KNIGHT’ DISNEY+ SERIES FILMING MOVES TO NOVEMBER IN ATLANTA
  22. UPDATE: ‘Moon Knight’ Expected To Shoot Scenes In California
  23. Working Title for ‘Moon Knight’ Revealed
  24. ‘Moon Knight’: Mohamed Diab To Direct Marvel’s Disney+ Series
  25. Production Tidbits: ‘Moon Knight’, ‘Aquaman 2’, ‘Ms. Marvel’ and More
  26. MOON KNIGHT: NEW CHARACTERS AND DESCRIPTION OF MARC SPECTOR’S COLORFUL CLOAK: EXCLUSIVE
  27. Marvel Studios to Tackle Marc Spector's Story in ‘Moon Knight’ Disney+ Series
  28. Marvel's 'Moon Knight': Indie Auteurs Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Board as Directors (Exclusive)
  29. Zsolt Gosztonyi on Instagram - April 10, 2021
  30. Goretity Dániel (gore) on Twitter - April 30, 2021
  31. Moon Knight – Production ongoing in Hungary, details of Ethan Hawke’s character possibly revealed
  32. Mad Gene Media on Instagram - May 27, 2021
  33. Ethan Hawke Credits Oscar Isaac for His Casting in Marvel’s Moon Knight

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 ForeverThe Marvels
Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Fantastic 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)Ms. Marvel (Season One)Moon Knight (Season One)
She-Hulk (Season One)The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday SpecialSecret Invasion (Season One)
Ironheart (Season One)Armor Wars (Season One)I Am Groot (Season One)

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