Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Join Marvel Studios’ Disney Plus New Series ‘Moon Knight’

Indie horror directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are joining the Disney Plus and Marvel Studios collaboration for ‘Moon Knight’. Both Benson and Moorhead will work alongside Mohamed Diab, the director of the series, and Jeremy Slater, the showrunner for the series. While an official cast list has yet to be released from Marvel, there were Oct. 2020 talks about Oscar Isaac joining to be the lead for the series. 

The series will follow Marc Spector, who has a dissociative identity disorder and struggles to juggle his different personas. Parts of the series will contain Egyptian roots such as Spector taking on the persona of Khonshu, an Egyptian god. The series is slated to start filming early this year in Hungary and continue to expand the Disney Plus and Marvel Studios collaboration. The series is set to hit the Disney Plus platform in 2022.

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