Mohamed Diab Will Direct Marvel’s Moon Knight Series on Disney+
Earlier this week, Marvel’s upcoming Moon Knight series on Disney+ reportedly landed Oscar Isaac for the title role. Now a director is in place on the series.
According to Deadline, Egyptian director Mohamed Diab has signed on to helm Moon Knight. Diab’s previous films include Clash, Cairo 677, and El Gezeira. Marvel and Disney+ did not comment on Deadline’s report.
Jeremy Slater (The Umbrella Academy) will serve as the showrunner. He will also lead the writing team.
In the Marvel comic book universe, Moon Knight is the alter ego of former mercenary, Marc Spector. After a brush with death, Spector was seemingly restored to life by Khonshu, the Egyptian god of the moon. After becoming Moon Knight, Spector adopted two additional personas: a cabbie named Jake Lockley, and millionaire Steven Grant. A fourth persona named Mr. Knight also emerged in recent years.
Disney+ hasn’t set a production start date or a premiere window for Moon Knight. Regardless, the show is likely to begin filming at some point next year.
What do you think about Mohamed Diab directing Moon Knight? Are you excited to see the series finally bring Marc Spector’s alter ego to the MCU? Let us know in the comment section below!
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