The trailer starts with an alarmed voice “Hello, and welcome to Staying Awake” and Steven Grant introduces himself at the opening itself “I have a sleeping disorder – I can’t tell the difference between my waking life and dream” and the voice continues. Marc is living between life and dreams. Suddenly everyone starts calling him Marc and that makes him very angry. At the end of the trailer, Ethan Hawke’s Arthur Harrow tells Steven to “Embrace the chaos”.
Marc Spector is a former Marine and CIA operative who becomes a mercenary, despite his conflicted feelings about violence and morality. Once a mercenary, Marc Spector was left for dead in the desert, where he was revived by the Moon-god Khonshu. Assigned as Khonshu’s fist and high priest, Moon Knight enacts justice to protect those who travel at night. Spector also suffers from dissociative identity disorder, which has paved the way for his use of other identities, including millionaire Steven Grant and cab driver Jake Lockley.
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Moon Knight was created by Doug Moench and Don Perlinfirst. First appeared in Werewolf by Night #32 as an agent of a secret organization who wanted to capture Jack Russell, the titular werewolf.
The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.
The series stars Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector/Moon Knight, Gaspard Ulliel as Anton Mogart/Midnight Man, May Calamawy, Ethan Hawke, and Loic Mabanza.
Moon Knight series premieres on March 30th, 2022 on Disney+.
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