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Know the Cast: ‘Moon Knight’

Moon Knight Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Disney+ Miniseries

The Moon Knight cast features Oscar Isaac, May Calamawy and Ethan Hawke. This info article contains minor spoilers for Jeremy Slater’s 2022 Disney+ miniseries. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Moon Knight follows an American man with multiple personality disorder. “Steven” works at London’s National Museum as the series begins, only to discover that he’s actually a mercenary named Marc Spector. The protagonist speaks to his other self in a mirror while utilizing his powers as an avatar for the Egyptian god Khonshu. Here’s a cast guide for Moon Knight, an adaptation of Doug Moench and Don Perlin’s Marvel Comics series.

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Moon Knight Cast: Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector/Moon Knight

Moon Knight Cast on Disney+ - Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector/Moon Knight

Character Profile: A Jewish-American mercenary. He works in London as “Steven Grant” and struggles to understand strange events that correlate with memory loss. Marc reunites with his wife and learns about his true self; a conduit for an Egyptian moon good.

Isaac’s Resume: Llewyn Davis in Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Poe Dameron in the Star Wars Franchise (2015-), Nick Wasicsko in Show Me a Hero (2015), Duke Leto Atreides in Dune (2021), Jonathan in Scenes from a Marriage (2021)

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Moon Knight Cast: May Calamawy as Layla El-Faouly

Moon Knight Cast on Disney+ - May Calamawy as Layla El-Faouly

Character Profile: Marc’s wife. She calls him in episode 1 and wonders about his British accent. Layla informs “Steven” about his mercenary past.

Calamawy’s Resume: Kelly Spencer in Thursday (2006), Faiza in The Long Road Home (2017), Mina Bayoud in The Brave (2017), Dena Hassan in Ramy (2019-20), Carly in Together Together (2021)

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Moon Knight Cast: Ethan Hawke as Arthur Harrow

Moon Knight Cast on Disney+ - Ethan Hawke as Arthur Harrow

Character Profile: The primary villain, a cult leader who wants to make earth like heaven. He praises the Egyptian deity Ammit and uses a scale tattoo to judge the lives of his fellow humans. Arthur wants to manipulate Marc.

Hawke’s Resume: Todd Anderson in Dead Poets Society (1989), Jake in Training Day (2001), Jesse in the Before Sunrise Trilogy (1995-2013), John Brown in The Good Lord Bird (2020), Bill Miller in The Guilty (2021)

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The Moon Knight cast also includes F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Ann Akinjirin (I May Destroy You, Brave New World), Karim El Hakim (Paranormal), David Ganly (Body of Lies, Sunset Song) and Lucy Thackeray (Hatton Garden, Surge).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.