Oscar knight
October 26, 2020

Marvel is reportedly recruiting one hell of a pilot to join Earth's mightiest heroes.

Oscar Isaac is in talks to star as Moon Knight in a new show about the Marvel character for Disney+, numerous outlets including Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Monday.

This would be the first Marvel Cinematic Universe role for Isaac, who starred as Poe Dameron in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. The actor did, however, play the villainous Apocalypse in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse, which took place in a separate Marvel universe under 20th Century Fox. Moon Knight, Variety explains, is an "elite soldier and mercenary who decides to fight crime after he becomes the human avatar of Khonshu, the Egyptian god of the moon."

Moon Knight is one of a number of shows Marvel has in the works at Disney+, including The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, and Hawkeye. Series based on She-Hulk, who will reportedly be played by Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany, and Ms. Marvel, Marvel's first Muslim superhero set to be played by newcomer Iman Vellani, are also in development. Brendan Morrow

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