Mohamed Diab, the director behind Moon Knight, has revealed his top picks for cameos in the Disney+ series starring Oscar Isaac. The six-part series, inspired by the comic book character from Doug Moench and Don Perlin, exists as a standalone story within the MCU and is notably absent of cameos and crossovers with other Marvel tales. Diab was hopeful, however, to bring Bruce Banner/The Hulk into the series.
“For me, I was very curious to know what would happen, I would like to bring Hulk to the equation. why? Because Hulk has two personalities. And Moon Knight has two personalities,” Diab revealed in a recent interview with Arabic Marvel (kindly translated by The Cosmic Circus). “Imagine that both of them can be friends and cause confusion – you’re friends with this one and not liked by the other. The complicated relationship and who can be friends with whom among the four.”
Later in the interview, Diab discussed MCU villains and picked his favourites to challenge Moon Knight. He selected Killmonger and Thanos because of his love for “gray characters. I don’t like black and white. I love characters with depth. I tried my best with this character (Arthur Harrow), and by the way, this character is completely invented. Marvel likes to create a character, and then we give them a name.”
“There’s a character named Arthur Harrow in the world of Moon Knight, but the truth is that this character, with the idea that he touches people and knows everything, is completely invented by me and Sara, entirely from our imagination. So, I was very proud that he was a character with depth. He doesn’t kill anyone; He kills villains.”
Moon Knight stars Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawke, May Calamawy, Gaspard Ulliel, F. Murray Abraham, Saba Mubarak, Saffron Hocking, Shaun Scott and Rey Lucas. All six episodes of Moon Knight are available to stream on Disney+.