Moon Knight Adds Hannibal Rising Star as New Villain

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We already know that Ethan Hawke will be playing the lead villain in Moon Knight. However, the Knives Out 2 star isn't the only baddie who will show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series. It has been confirmed that Hannibal Rising actor Gaspard Ulliel will be joining the show as its mysterious new villain.

Ulliel's casting was revealed in his agency's listing. The Hamilton Hodell talent agency website actually shows that the Saint Laurent star will play Anton Mogart aka Midnight Man in Moon Knight.

In the comics, Midnight Man is a thief who started out simply stealing works of art and jewelry. However, he is caught by Moon Knight and left for dead in a river that brings him to the sewers where the wastes deform his face. Blaming his deformity on Moon Knight, he sets out to take down the hero and eventually teams up with Bushman.

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For now, it is unclear whether Midnight Man will be playing a major role in Moon Knight. However, there is a huge chance he will be working with Hawke's character, who has not yet been revealed. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

Oscar Isaac, who has been confirmed to play Marc Spector in the series, has previously confirmed that Moon Knight is still in production. He recently spoke about the upcoming MCU series at Comic-Con, stating that it is going to be "a wild, wild show."

Moon Knight has not yet been given an official release date. However, there are speculations that the series will premiere on Disney+ by early 2022.

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