The Moon Knight teaser for Marvel Studios’ highly-anticipated MCU series has finally been revealed, offering us our first look at Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac as the titular anti-hero.
In addition, the official synopsis for the Disney+ series has also been revealed.
“Moon Knight is a new globetrotting action-adventure series featuring a complex vigilante who suffers from dissociative identity disorder,” reads the synopsis. “The multiple identities who live inside him find themselves thrust into a deadly war of the gods against the backdrop of modern and ancient Egypt.”
The video, which you can check out below, highlights the action thriller’s mature and dark tone as it teases the character’s complex multiple identities. It also gives us a glimpse of Isaac in his Moon Knight costume.
Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight will feature the introduction of Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac in the titular role of Marc Spector, which marks the iconic superhero’s live-action debut and is expected to be featured in future MCU films.
It is being written and developed by head writer Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy). The episodes are directed by Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab and Synchronic duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. In addition to leading the series, Isaac is also serving as an executive producer. The series also stars Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke, Gaspard Ulliel, and May Calamawy.
Created by Doug Moench and Don Perlin in 1975 for “Werewolf by Night” #32, Moon Knight is the alter ego of Marc Spector, a Jewish-American rabbi’s son who grew up to become a heavyweight boxer and then a U.S. Marine. Spector is a mercenary with numerous alter egos such as cabbie Jake Lockley and millionaire playboy Steven Grant in order to better fight the criminal underworld.