Moon Knight Trailer Reveals Oscar Isaac’s MCU Superhero Origin Story

Marvel’s Moon Knight trailer introduces Oscar Isaac to the MCU as Marc Spector, a superhero with dissociative identity disorder, on the Disney+ show.

marvel’s moon knight The trailer introduces Oscar Isaac to the MCU as Marc Spector, a superhero with dissociative identity disorder. In the comics, Spector gets his powers from the Egyptian moon god Khonshu, who wants him to serve as “knight of the moon”. In the series, the character of Isaac will be brought to life by Isaac, who was cast as the former U.S. Marine turned superhero in late 2020. moon knight took place last year, ending in October before the show premiered in March this year. Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy) serves Moon Knight head writer, with Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab leading the directing team, which includes Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Synchronic).

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The first pictures of moon knight was unveiled as part of Disney+ Day 2021, revealing teasing glimpses of Isaac in the titular superhero costume as well as some snaps of the actor in street clothes and living with DID. More recently the moon knight The trailer teaser offered a better look at Isaac’s superhero costume, including a brief photo showing how he dresses. The new footage also revealed a first look at Ethan Hawke’s villain, whose character name was not yet known. Now, after teasing its release over the weekend, the full moon knight the trailer is here.

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Marvel and Disney+ have revealed the moon knight trailer during Monday night’s NFL Super Wild Card game on ESPN and ABC. According to the official synopsis of moon knightthe show features Isaac as a man named Steven Grant, “a mild-mannered gift shop employee” who finds out he has DID after battling power outages and seeing memories from another life. One of Steven’s identities is mercenary Marc Spector, and the two must work together as they are “immersed in deadly mystery among the mighty gods of Egypt.” Check moon knight trailer below.

Although Marc Spector is Moon Knight’s best-known identity, Isaac is first introduced in the moon knight trailer as Steven Grant. This name also comes from the character’s comic book storyline, with Steven Grant being one of Marc’s identities. In the comics, Steven is a billionaire businessman, so it looks like Marvel is changing the character up a bit. It’s not clear from the moon knight trailer which, if any, of Marc’s other identities in the comics will appear in the series, or if there will be any new identities introduced that aren’t from the source material. However, given that the trailer spends a lot of time showcasing Steven/Marc’s DID, it looks like the disorder will be explored in depth in the moon knight To display.


As for Moon Knight’s origin story, the trailer is a little more vague about how Steven becomes the superhero, though the synopsis implies he’s part of a larger storyline. . It’s possible that Marvel and Disney+ are keeping details of this plot close to the vest until moon knight previews in March in order to keep all the surprises. As for Hawke’s villain, he isn’t named in the trailer, but the caption credits his lines to Arthur Harrow, a character who only appeared in one issue of the comic. It was previously revealed that the villain was inspired by cult leader David Koresh and that influence is definitely visible in the footage. More info on Hawke’s character can be teased in another moon knight trailer, though it’s possible a lot will be kept under wraps until the show’s release. For now, the moon knight trailer offers a good idea of ​​what to expect from the series.


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moon knight premieres Wednesday, March 30 on Disney+.

Source: Disney+

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