Watch the newly released official Super Bowl trailer for the new MCU streaming series “Moon Knight”, starring Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector, a former U.S. Marine, CIA-trained mercenary with dissociative identity disorder who, after experiencing imminent death, becomes a channel for Egyptian god of the moon Khonshua.
The Disney Plus series is based on the eponymous Marvel comic book character, and also stars Ethan Hawke as the series ’main villain, Arthur Harrow, a cult leader who encourages Isaac’s Marc Spector to embrace his inner darkness.
“Ramy” actress May Calamawy also stars in the series, as does the recently deceased French actor Gaspard Ulliel as Anton Mogart aka Midnight Man.
Executive producer and creator Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy, TV The Exorcist), the upcoming series is directed and executive produced by Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab (Clash, Cairo 678). Meanwhile, acclaimed horror directorial duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (Synchronic, The Endless) are also directing several episodes.
Watch Moon Knight Season 1 from March 30, 2022 on Disney Plus.
Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight plot of the series in short
The story follows Steven Grant, a cashier at a gift shop, tormented by unconsciousness and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has a dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marco Spector. As Steven / Marc’s enemies approach them, they must manage their complex identities as they are plunged into a deadly mystery among the mighty gods of Egypt.
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