Moon Knight already has a connection to another Marvel hero

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    Moon Knight is due to hit Disney Plus at the end of March. The new Marvel series focuses on one of the first few magically powered characters in the live-action series yet (apart from Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch, of course). Although just a short trailer has been released, a lot of mystery already surrounds Isaac’s character Steven Grant (or was it Marc Spector?). Either way, our bet is he’ll be teaming up with a Game of Thrones star in the near future after some subtle clues.

    The trailer for Moon Knight showed Isaac’s character spending a lot of time in a British Museum working at an Egyptian exhibit. This tied into the fact that Moon Knight draws his power from the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. Another character in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe has also recently made an appearance in a British museum: Dane Whitman. The newcomer was played by Jon Snow star Kit Harington in one of the latest films in the series, Eternals.

    Eternals mostly focussed on the titular aliens/robots, but the post-credits scene was dedicated to Whitman. The character had previously hinted that his family had a strong and mysterious lineage that was tracked back to the middle-ages, and the film’s final scenes teased what was coming next. 

    In the last moments of Eternals Whitman cracked open a case that held a black sword – the Ebony Blade. This ancient weapon is historically used by the Black Knight, Whitman’s alter ego in the comic books, a righteous warrior who battles evil with his magical claymore.

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    Director Chloe Zhao confirmed that the voice was Mahershala Ali playing Blade. The Daywalker is due to receive his first solo Marvel movie at some point this year (with a date to be confirmed), but the most exciting thing about his arrival means it could mean the beginning of the Midnight Sons.

    The Midnight Sons are a Marvel Comics team of magic users consisting of Doctor Strange, Moon Knight, Hellstrom, Morbius, Ghost Rider, Doctor Voodoo, Man-Thing, etc. With Blade, Black Knight and Moon Knight now on the scene, the Midnight Sons may be just around the corner to fight evil – but who will be their main enemy?

    Could it be Scarlet Witch, a notoriously powerful being? Or will it be someone new who has not yet been introduced? Whoever is going to be taking on these crusaders, Marvel fans will certainly be getting a lot of superhero in a short space of time.

    The Marvel films and TV shows are available on Disney Plus now.

    Published at Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:26:46 +0000

    Moon Knight already has a connection to another Marvel hero

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