Yesterday we heard some rumblings that the all-new Disney+ Original series, Marvel Studios, “Moon Knight” was being targeted for a March 30, 2022 premiere date on the streamer. Although nothing has been officially confirmed, Hulu tweeted out a new teaser for the series today and stated the world trailer premiere is coming Monday, January 17 during the NFL Super Wild Card matchup on ESPN and ABC Network. You can see that tweet below:
Tune in MONDAY for the world trailer premiere of the all-new @disneyplus original series, @marvelstudios’ #MoonKnight 🌙 during the NFL Super Wild Card matchup on @espn/@abcnetwork. pic.twitter.com/p248BIAcM7
— Hulu (@hulu) January 15, 2022
“Moon Knight” is an action-adventure series that features a complex vigilante who suffers from a dissociative identity disorder. The multiple identities who live inside him are distinct characters who appear against a backdrop of Egyptian iconography.
Oscar Isaac will play the titular hero, Gaspard Ulliel has been cast as Anton Mogart aka the Midnight Man, with May Calamawy and Ethan Hawke in undisclosed roles. It has also been reported that Alexander Cobb (Indian Summers) has been cast in an unknown role.
Mohamed Diab and Indie horror filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead have been tapped to direct. Jeremy Slater (Umbrella Academy) is the series showrunner and lead writer.
“Moon Knight” will reportedly consist of six episodes.