There is so much happening with Marvel’s Moon Knight series now!
The upcoming Disney Plus series has already cast its lead in Oscar Isac and we’re now hearing news that they’ve got their director for the show.
It was revealed by Deadline that Marvel Studios has hired Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab to direct their upcoming show.
Diab’s film Eshtebak (Clash in English) was an official selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, in the Un Certain Regard category.
That’s a pretty big deal and it got very good reviews.
He is also known for his directorial debut film Cairo 678, which was released a month before the Egyptian revolution.
Marvels Moon Knight series now has a director
Diab also wrote the blockbuster Egyptian franchise El Gezeira (The Island in English), which are among the highest-grossing Egyptian and Arabic films of all time.
His next feature, Amira which is currently slated for a 2021 release date.
Diab, known for his style of propulsive and prescient filmmaking
The Moon Knight Disney Plus series has also got a showrunner in Jeremy Slater who was also the showrunner on Netflix’s hit show, The Umbrella Academy.
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