MOON KNIGHT IN MR. KNIGHT VERSION IN THE NEW PROMO ART

We have already seen a photo of Moon Knight with the protagonist ( Oscar Isaac ) as Mr. Knight , but now this version of the hero also appears on the new promo art.

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In the comics, Mr. Knight is the identity that Marc Spector adopts to talk to his psychiatrist, or otherwise to interact with other civilians. The costume becomes a white suit, with jacket, tie, shirt and double-breasted, without cloak or hood; the mask continues to cover his face, but his appearance is more like a balaclava. He also uses two sticks as weapons.

We recently discovered that Khonshu will have the voice of F. Murray Abraham : the Egyptian god will save Marc Spector ‘s life and infuse him with his powers, making him his own avatar on Earth. The premiere is scheduled for March 30 on Disney + .

You can see the images below.

The promo art

The synopsis

The series follows Steven Grant, a quiet employee of a gift shop, who is struck by memory lapses and memories from another life. Steven discovers he has a dissociative identity disorder and shares his body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven / Marc’s enemies approach, the two must investigate their complex identities as they delve into a deadly mystery among the mighty gods of Egypt.

Moon Knight

Moon Knight is a vigilante created by Doug Moench (lyrics) and Don Perlin (drawings) on Werewolf by Night (first series) n. 32, released in August 1975. Under the mask hides Marc Spector , a former marine who starts working for the mercenary Raoul Bushman , but leaves him dying during an expedition to Egypt. The locals save him and bring him in front of the statue of the god Khonshu , who appears to him in a vision and asks him to become a warrior on Earth. Thus was born Moon Knight , superhero equipped with numerous gadgets invented by Spector, whose physical abilities increase to a superhuman level during the night.

Over the years, Spector suffers a psychic breakdown that leads him to suffer from depression, while Khonshu ‘s visions – perhaps due to his mental state – continue to haunt him. He also becomes much more brutal than in the beginning, and doesn’t hesitate to kill criminals.

The cast

Oscar Isaac will play the protagonist, Marc Spector . Also in the cast are May Calamawy , Ethan Hawke ( Arthur Harrow ) and Dina Shihabi .

The direction

The direction of various episodes is handled by Mohamed Diab . The Egyptian filmmaker is best known for his feature film debut, Cairo 678 , considered a “harbinger” of the Egyptian revolution of 2011 (it came out a month earlier). In 2016, his Eshtebak (Clash) was selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival, while his next film, Amira , was released in 2021. Diab also wrote The Island , a hugely successful Egyptian blockbuster.

Other episodes were directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead , acclaimed independent directors in the fields of science fiction and horror. They are known for Spring , The Endless , Synchronic .

Production

Gregory Middleton ( Fringe, Game of Thrones, Watchmen ) will be the director of photography. The Milanese Stefania Cella ( The great beauty, Downsizing, Lucy in the Sky, Morbius ) will take care of the sets.

The head writer

The head writer of Moon Knight is Jeremy Slater , the same of The Umbrella Academy .

The writers

The first episode was written by Jeremy Slater , while Michael Kastelein ( The Falcon and the Winter Soldier ) wrote the second. The third is the work of Beau DeMayo ( The Witcher, X-Men ’97 ), Peter Cameron ( WandaVision ) and Sabir Pirzada ( Person of Interest ). Cameron and Pirzada themselves wrote the fourth with Alex Meenehan ( Bosch ). The fifth is scripted by Rebecca Kirsch ( The Exorcist ) and Matthew Horton, while the sixth is the work of Slater , Cameron and Pirzada , on a subject by Slater and Danielle Iman ( Swagger ).