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Moon Knight – Marvel’s Disney+ Show

The highly awaited show Marvel’s Moon Knight is finally released on Disney+ on 30th March 2022.

“Oscar Issac is the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s new secret weapon”

– Mashable
Official Trailer Video courtesy by Marvel Entertainment

Moon Knight

Moon Knight is one of the Marvel Universe’s characters. Marc Spector is a mercenary who is chosen by Khonshu as his avatar. Khonshu is a moon god who is worshipped by ancient Egyptians. Marc Spector becomes “The Fist of Khonshu”. That’s how Marc Spector gets his powers. Khonshu’s name actually translates to “to cross” or “to travel”, just like how the moon travels across the sky. Khonshu is also known as the God of fertility, health, healing, time, and the moon. Since, Khonshu can not leave the Othervoid, a place out of normal time and space. And hence, he chooses Marc Spector as his avatar through psychic connections to come into the physical world. Khonshu the entity, has a multi-faceted personality. This as a result becomes the reason why Marc Spector has multiple aspects of his personality.

Powers and Abilities

Moon Knight has impeccable acrobatic abilities. (As it is shown in the Moon Knight Disney+ trailer reveal as well). He also has amazing combat abilities, marksmanship, and intimidation tactics. Being tolerable to high amounts of pain and torture is also one of his abilities. He can also be resurrected in the events of death. And has psychic visions and prophecies. At times he has also been shown to possess superhuman strength.

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Played by Oscar Issac (Credits: Marvel Entertainment and Disney+)

The Show

It has been stated that the events of the show are a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As a result, it is confirmed that Moon Knight is in the MCU. After the success of Marvel’s shows such as Loki and Hawkeye, fans have had high hopes for Moon Knight. Also, Marvel has done a splendid job of putting one of the lesser-known characters in the spotlight. Brilliantly played by Oscar Issac as the lead, the show is already making its way into the hearts of Marvel fans.

The show is going to have a six-episode event. Its first episode has been released on 30th March 2022 and the rest episodes will be out once every week.

The plot of the story follows Steven Grant. A simple gift-shop employee who has dissociative identity disorder. And is having visions of another life. He is sharing his body with another identity Marc Spector who is a mercenary. Our hero has to figure out his complex personality. And deal with a powerful ancient Egyptian entity.

If you haven’t yet watched the show we highly recommend it. Let us know what you think about it in the comments or on our social media handles.

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