Oscar Isaac Discusses Taking Risks on Experimental ‘Moon Knight’ Series


 

We’re still weeks away from the debut of Moon Knight on Disney+, but the buzz for the series is building and while most of the other Marvel television series that have appeared on the streaming service have been led by characters we’ve already met in the MCU, this is the first time that our protagonist is brand new to viewers. And while Iron Man wasn’t exactly a household name when Robert Downey Jr first suited up, he was still far more popular that the obscure Marc Spector that Oscar Isaac is going to be playing.

 

 

 

The series star realizes the difficulty and told Empire Magazine that the saving grace is the expanded format they get to use: “It is risky. He’s an obscure hero, and the things we’re dealing with are very different. But because it’s a limited series, rather than a movie, the pressure isn’t there to make sure the opening weekend is massive. We’re able to take more risks, to bring that experimental quality on a huge scale.” As for how Isaac does in the role, his co-star Ethan Hawke is singing his praises, saying:  “It’s an electrifying performance. Robert Downey [Jr] has got a run for his money…”

 

The series premieres on March 30th on Disney+.


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