Marvel’s Moon Knight On Disney Plus Adds May Calamawy

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Marvel’s upcoming series on Disney Plus, Moon Knight, added another cast member to it’s roster. Deadline is reporting Ramy star May Calamawy has joined the show.

Starring Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector, aka Moon Knight, the character is a vigilante/mercenary with many alter egos he develops to fight crime. Created by writer Doug Moench and artist Don Perlin, the characters first appearance was in the comic Werewolf by Night #32 (August 1975). Moon Knight actually started out as a villain in the books before becoming a (mostly) hero.

He was a former CIA agent when his life was saved by Khonshu, a moon goddess.

As we reported last October, Marvel hired Mohamed Diab (Clash) to direct the Moon Knight Series. 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.

Moon Knight Adds May Calamawy To Its Cast

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Read more: Marvel Studios Hires Mohamed Diab To Direct Its Moon Knight Disney Plus Series

His next feature, Amira which is currently slated for a 2021 release date.

Which role May Calamawy will be playing is unknown at this time. It is currently listed as “undisclosed”. But rest assured, once it’s announced we’ll have it here for you.

Her previous work includes Madam Secretary, The Brave, The Long Road Home, FBI and Ramy.

It’s great to see momentum on the Moon Knight series. We’re heavily anticipating this show, as well as all the other Marvel shows coming to Disney Plus. If you haven’t caught up on all the shows they announced over the event, you can check out Edwards furious coverage of it here.

What do you make of this casting? Are you looking forward to Marvel’s Moon Knight series on Disney Plus? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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