Moon Knight, one of many upcoming projects waiting in the wings slated for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has added May Calamawy (Hulu’s Ramy) to the show’s cast in a key role. The casting choice was first reported by , although what this role is remains unclear and not even a character name has been revealed.
Calamawy joins a still largely unannounced cast that includes star (who is also reportedly set ). For those who are unfamiliar, Moon Knight is a cult favorite C-lister vigilante who suffers from identity disorders that give him a laundry list of alter egos.
It was previously announced that the project would be , and further aided creatively by indie auters and directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead (the team behind the 2019 sci-fi horror film Synchronic). Benson and Moorhead are known for their eerie and surreal sensibilities, so that is at least somewhat of a clue to what direction Moon Knight might be taking.
No mention of the MCU this week would be complete without a nod to the upcoming WandaVision, which is set to premiere on Disney+ on January 15. In addition to having the distinction of being the first entry in the MCU in over a year, the show . If you need to familiarize yourself before the show debuts, the previous link will get you up to speed.