Ethan Hawke has been finalized by Marvel to play the antagonist in the upcoming series, Moon Knight. As per the report by THR, the actor has closed the deal with Marvel is all set to play the lead villain in the series. Ethan will be starring opposite Oscar Isaac, who will play Marc Spector.
In the comics, Spector is a mercenary who is betrayed, beaten and left for dead by his boss, Raoul Bushman. But before meeting his death, Spector is given another chance at life by the spirit of an Egyptian moon god, Khonsu. After getting superpowers from the god, Marc taken on the mantle of Moon Knight and fights against all the crime in the city. Marc is also believed to have dissociative identity disorder due to which he has multiple alter egos.
As of now, it is not known who Ethan Hawke will play in the series. Since he will be playing a supervillain, Bushman seems to be more suitable. However, there are many other supervillains in Marvel comics that Ethan can play perfectly.
To extend the MCU, Marvel is now busy making many shows based on the comics which includes WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Moon Knight, Loki, Ms. Marvel, and Hawkeye. Mohamed Diab will direct the Moon Knight show alongside the filmmaking dueo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. As of now, the show is in its early production and will begin shooting soon. A release date also has not been confirmed yet by the makers.