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    Oscar Isaac's Next Role Could Be An MCU Superhero

    Looks like another eccentric rich guy is joining the MCU!

    Now that his time in the Star Wars universe is all wrapped up, Oscar Isaac might be joining a different Disney franchise: the MCU!

    Oscar Isaac on the red carpet at Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019
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    Tell me more, Oscar!

    The actor behind Poe Dameron is in talks to star in the Disney+ series Moon Knight, based on the Marvel Comics hero.

    Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron standing next to John Boyega as Finn in Star Wards

    Moon Knight is just one of a few new Marvel shows that are coming to Disney+. Last year, Disney announced the impending series premieres of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and, perhaps most importantly, WandaVision.

    Sebastian Stan as Marvel's Bucky Barnes, Tom Hiddleston as Marvel's Loki, and Elizabeth Olsen as Marvel's The Scarlet Witch

    Sorry to the boys, but have you seen the WandaVision trailer?? It's quite possibly the most exciting thing on the internet.

    Here's what we know about Moon Knight: Marc Spector is a mercenary who almost dies after he is betrayed on a job in Egypt, but he's saved by the Egyptian god Khonshu in exchange for becoming his avatar on Earth.

    Oscar Isaac taking part in a radio interview
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    He gets superpowers, returns to the United States, and uses the money he made as a mercenary to fight crime under the pseudonym "Moon Knight." He uses two aliases as well: "Steven Grant," a millionaire, and "Jake Lockley," a cabdriver. Sounds like a rich and complex character to me!

    We don't know too much about the show other than that, but if history is any indication, the MCU knows how to handle eccentric millionaries who fight the forces of evil.

    Marvel's Iron Man and Dr. Strange speaking to each other in a film scene

    There are also some obvious similarities between Moon Knight and DC's Batman (aka the Dark Knight).

    It's the perfect role for Oscar, who is no stranger to playing roguish heroes making up for their past (Poe), or rich guys who have a little too much time on their hands, like his character in Ex Machina.


    Another exciting tidbit is that, in the comics, Moon Knight is involved in the House of M storyline, which in turn was hinted at in the WandaVision trailer.

    A bottle of alcohol with the letter 'M' being tilted in a wine glass, and Elizabeth Olsen has Wanda sitting on a couch

    I'll be honest: I had some misgivings when Marvel and Disney announced that so many movie characters would be getting their own shows, but I'm officially very excited now.


    My face as I wait for these shows to finally premiere.

    Whatever it looks like, it'll be great to see Oscar take on this new role!