UPDATE: Ethan Hawke (Training Day) is officially joining the cast of Moon Knight as the main villain.
Although not confirmed, Hawke may be portraying “Bushman, a fellow mercenary who turned on the hero when Egyptian gold came into the picture.”
UPDATE: Director Mohamed Diab is set to direct Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight series. The Egyptian filmmaker is best known for directing Eshtebak aka Clash, which was an official selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard category.
After playing super villain Apocalypse in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, actor Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) may be getting another crack at the superhero genre in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Isaac is currently in talks for Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight.
The Disney+ series follows “the story of Marc Spector, an elite soldier and mercenary who decides to fight crime after he becomes the human avatar of Khonshu, the Egyptian god of the moon.”
Produced by Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige, the series will see Jeremy Slater serve as the writer, executive producer, and showrunner.