Oscar Isaac Has Been Cast as Marvel Studios ‘Moon Knight’ in Disney+ Series

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Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Star Wars and X-Men: Apocalypse star Oscar Isaac has been cast as Marc Spector in Marvel Studios upcoming Moon Knight Disney+ series. The studio was looking for a Jewish actor to play the character as Marc Spector is, in fact, Jewish in the comics.  Oscar Isaac is half-Jewish and half-Guatemalan decent. Isaac recently played a Jewish-American soldier in Operation Finale, as well as Joseph in The Nativity Story. Also, won an Academy Award for 2013’s Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy) has already been tapped to showrun the project for Marvel Studios. Marc Spector is a CIA op and former mercenary given powers from the Egyptian moon god Khonsu. He also has a dissociative personality disorder, as many don’t know if his adventures of crime-fighting are reality or in his head under another persona.

Moon Knight will stream exclusively on Disney+ in 2022

 

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