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Ethan Hawke Tapped as Main Villain in Disney+’s Moon Knight Series!

Ethan Hawke Tapped as Main Villain in Disney+’s Moon Knight Series! After expanding the series’ cast with the addition of Ramy star May Calamawy earlier this week, Disney+’s Marvel Cinematic Universe series Moon Knight fronted by Oscar Isaac has found its villain in the form of Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke, though which villain of the hero he will be playing is currently unknown. (Via The Hollywood Reporter) RELATED: Ramy Star May Calamawy Joins Disney+’s Moon Knight Series ...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Egypt, Ethan Hawke, Oscar Isaac, Isaac, Kevin Feige, Spector, Ramy, MCU, Justin Benson, Jeremy Slater, Bruce Glikas, Steven Grant, Mohamed Diab


Ethan Hawke to Play the ‘Moon Knight’ Villain, Opposite Oscar Isaac

Ethan Hawke has been in Hollywood long enough to see himself become the villain. The Marvel villain, that is. The Good Lord Bird star will reportedly cross swords (or whatever weapons Moon Knight uses) with Oscar Isaac as the Moon Knight villain. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Ethan Hawke has closed a deal to play the villain opposite Oscar Isaac in Moon Knight, Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series about a psychologically unstable mercenary who may or may not communicate with ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Casting, Disney, Earth, Budapest, Ethan Hawke, Deadpool, Hulu, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Hawke, Isaac, Spector, Ramy


Ramy Star May Calamawy Joins Disney+’s Moon Knight Series

Ramy star May Calamawy joins Disney+’s Moon Knight series After two breakout seasons on the acclaimed Hulu comedy Ramy, actress May Calamawy is branching out in a big way as The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that the Bahrani actress has signed on to star in Disney+’s Oscar Isaac-fronted Moon Knight series in a currently-unknown role. RELATED: Synchronic’s Benson & Moorhead Tapped to Helm Moon Knight Episodes PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Egypt, Hulu, Oscar Isaac, Hollywood Reporter, Isaac, Kevin Feige, Spector, Ramy, MCU, Justin Benson, Jeremy Slater, Steven Grant, Mohamed Diab


Episode Count & Length For MCU Shows Including Loki, She-Hulk Revealed

Episode Count & Length For MCU Shows Including Loki, She-Hulk Revealed In a recent interview with Collider, when asked about the estimated runtimes for Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ shows, Marvel CCO Kevin Feige confirmed that each series will feature different episode counts and lengths. Feige revealed that highly-anticipated MCU shows Loki, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Moon Knight are developed as six-episode seasons with 40-50 minutes of runtime per episode. While She-Hulk is bei...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Iron Man, TV News, Streaming, Emmy, Edward Norton, Oscar Isaac, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Tim Roth, Falcon, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki


Marvel's Moon Knight Series Has 2 New Directors

Oscar Isaac is attached to star in Disney’s upcoming Moon Knight series. Now, the project has added two additional directors to its lineup. A TV show usually needs more than one, you know. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, Mohamed Diab, Moon Knight, Disney Plus


Marvel's Moon Knight Series Has Two New Directors

Oscar Isaac is (tentatively) attached to star in Disney’s upcoming Moon Knight series. Now, the project has added two additional directors to its lineup. A TV show usually needs more than one, you know. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, Mohamed Diab, Moon Knight


Synchronic’s Benson & Moorhead Tapped to Helm Moon Knight Episodes

Synchronic’s Benson & Moorhead tapped to helm Moon Knight episodes After working with one of the ongoing franchise’s alums for their latest acclaimed indie venture Synchronic, filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are diving into the world of Marvel as they’ve been tapped to helm multiple episodes of the Oscar Isaac-fronted Moon Knight series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Moon Knight Series: Feige Teases Hero’s Multiple Identities ...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Egypt, Oscar Isaac, Benson, Golden Globe, Isaac, Moorhead, Kevin Feige, Spector, MCU, Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, ComingSoon, Jeremy Slater


Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Brings in ‘Synchronic’ Filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

Moon Knight, one of the many new Marvel shows headed to Disney+, has found its directors: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. Benson and Moorhead are behind great indie genre pics like Resolution, Spring, The Endless, and the recent Synchronic, making Moon Knight the biggest project they’ve been involved with yet. Oscar Isaac is set to star in Moon Knight, which follows “an ex-Marine turned mercenary whose multiple alter egos allow him to better fight crime.” THR has the scoop about Justin Ben...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, US, Budapest, Egypt, Batman, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Benson, US Marine, Moorhead, Spector, Anthony Mackie, H P Lovecraft, Justin Benson


Moon Knight Series: Feige Teases Hero’s Multiple Identities

Moon Knight Series: Feige Teases Hero’s Multiple Identities During Disney’s Investor Day, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has revealed new details about Disney+’s upcoming MCU series Moon Knight, describing the series as an ” action-adventure…Indiana Jones-type story.” He also went on to confirmed that the eccentric hero’s multiple identities will be their own characters in the series. It’s interesting to note that Feige wasn’t able to confirm whether Oscar Isaac has indeed signed into ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Egypt, TV News, Streaming, Oscar Isaac, Indiana Jones, Marvel Studios, Golden Globe, Isaac, Kevin Feige, Spector, MCU, Jon Watts


CS Soapbox: Marvel’s Moon Knight vs. DC’s Batman

CS Soapbox: Marvel’s Moon Knight vs. DC’s Batman Oscar Isaac has been cast to play Moon Knight in Disney+’s upcoming series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with filming set to begin shortly. Casual moviegoers/non-comic-book enthusiasts (who haven’t payed attention to the latest in Keanu Reeves fan art) are probably asking themselves: “Who is Moon Knight?” Similarly to how Hawkeye is basically Green Arrow and Namor resembles Aquaman, Moon Knight is Marvel’s response to DC’s Bruce Wayne...
Tags: Comics, TV, Movies, Comic Books, Marvel, Disney, Gotham, TV News, Justice League, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Dc, Oscar Isaac, Keanu Reeves, Hawkeye, Thomas


Moon Knight Reportedly Eyeing Early 2021 Production Start

Moon Knight Reportedly Eyeing Early 2021 Production Start According to Discussing Film, Marvel Studios is reportedly planning to start the production on Disney+’s highly-anticipated MCU series in early 2021 in Budapest, right after titular lead Oscar Isaac finishes filming for his upcoming HBO limited series Scenes from a Marriage. All episodes are set to be directed by Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab, with Gregory Middleton (Final Girl, Watchmen, Game of Thrones) and Stefania Cella (Morbius...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Fox, Budapest, Egypt, TV News, Streaming, Francis, Oscar Isaac, Robert Evans, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Knight, Kevin Feige


Moon Knight: Egyptian Filmmaker Mohamed Diab to Helm MCU Series

Moon Knight: Egyptian Filmmaker Mohamed Diab to Helm MCU Series According to Deadline, Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab has signed on to direct Disney+’s highly-anticipated MCU series Moon Knight, which will be written by a team led by The Umbrella Academy co-creator Jeremy Slater. This news comes after it was revealed that Golden Globe winner and Marvel alum Oscar Isaac is currently in negotiations for the titular eccentric hero. This project marks Diab’s first major project in America after...
Tags: TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, America, Fox, Egypt, TV News, Daniel Radcliffe, Oscar Isaac, Tatiana Maslany, Cairo, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Golden Globe, Diab, Kevin Feige


Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Disney+ Series to Be Helmed By ‘Clash’ Director Mohamed Diab

Marvel’s Moon Knight series has found a director in Egyptian filmmaker Mohamed Diab. The director behind Clash, a 2016 revolutionary drama that was an official selection at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard category, has been tapped to helm Moon Knight, the Marvel series for Disney+ starring Oscar Isaac as the titular mercenary with multiple alter egos. Deadline reports that Mohamed Diab has been tapped to direct Moon Knight, Marvel’s latest TV series for Disney+. Things appe...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Egypt, Cannes film festival, Oscar Isaac, Marvel Studios, Cairo, Diab, Skywalker, Kevin Feige, Spector, Comic Book/Superhero, Jeremy Slater, Steven Grant, Mohamed Diab


International Directors Wait Out Pandemic for Turn in the Spotlight

While the coronavirus pandemic has shut down productions around the world, forced cinemas to shutter and film festivals to cancel their gatherings, folks in the worldwide film industry are stilll pushing forward with their art, ideas and hopes for creations after the pandemic has eased. Variety talked to a handful of international directors about their […]
Tags: Spotlight, Mia Hansen-love, Franka Potente, Mohamed Diab, Jan Komasa, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Kathleen Hepburn, Bassam Tariq, Nora Fingscheidt, Marcus Carnvale


Mohamed Diab Preps Palestine-Set Drama ‘Deja’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Mohamed Diab, the critically-acclaimed Egyptian director of “Cairo 678” and “Clash,” is prepping “Deja,” a politically-charged film set in Palestine. “Deja” is inspired by true stories of Palestinian prisoners who are serving long-term sentences in Israeli prisons and are smuggling sperm outside of jails to have children with their wives through artificial insemination. The story follows... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Global, Clash, Cairo, Deja, Mohamed Diab, Mohamed Diab Preps Palestine, Palestine Deja


Clash review – epic view of Egyptian revolution from the back of a van

Mohamed Diab brings claustrophobic intimacy to a historic moment in this stunning thriller, set inside a police vehicle during Egypt’s 2013 street protestsThe Egyptian revolution that dislodged Hosni Mubarak in 2011 and its chaotic aftermath continues to give us some fascinating films. Here is the latest, a rather amazing new-wave-style drama that combines claustrophobic intimacy with some logistically epic scene-setting. Related: Filming Egypt after the revolution: ‘An extra was stabbed, a c...
Tags: Drama, Film, Africa, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, World cinema, Arab and Middle East unrest, Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Diab


Filming Egypt after the revolution: ‘An extra was stabbed, a car was hijacked. It was crazy’

Mohamed Diab’s movie Clash is set entirely in a Cairo police van during a riot in the wake of Mohamed Morsi’s election. And, he says, things got a little out of hand …‘Making this film has made my life hell in Egypt,” says Mohamed Diab. It was hell to shoot, he says, it was hell to get released, and a fair proportion of the Egyptian public gave him hell when they saw it. But perhaps that’s a sign he achieved what he set out to do.Clash captures the chaos of post-revolution Egypt in microcosm. It...
Tags: Film, Africa, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, World cinema, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Cairo, Mohamed Diab


This Week In Trailers: Clash, Abortion: Stories Women Tell, Casting JonBenet, Maurizio Cattelan Be Right Back, Rupture

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we talk about a little known topic called abortion, compare notes about what a totalitarian state looks like abroad while looking at...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Ukraine, Tom Hanks, This Week In Trailers, Banksy, Movie Trailers, Diane Arbus, Hanks, Morsi, JonBenet Ramsey, Maurizio Cattelan, Peter Stormare, Stormare, Movie Marketing, Noomi Rapace


Egypt's Oscar Hopeful Endures Blowback Over Secret Production, Censorship

Thanks to social media, Mohamed  Diab's Arab Spring drama 'Clash' became a hit despite intense government pushback and could draw Academy attention.read more
Tags: Usa, Movies, Awards, International, Egypt, Clash, THR Weekly Magazine, Mohamed Diab


85 Countries in Competition for 2016 Foreign Language Oscar

85 countries in competition for 2016 Foreign Language Oscar 85 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards. Yemen is a first-time entrant. The 2016 submissions are: Albania, “Chromium,” Bujar Alimani, director; Algeria, “The Well,” Lotfi Bouchouchi, director; Argentina, “The Distinguished Citizen,” Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat, directors; Australia, “Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, directors; Austria, “Stefan Zweig: Fa...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Hollywood, Movies, Sweden, Greece, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Germany, Iraq


Rep Sheet Roundup: CAA Signs ‘Clash’ Filmmaker Mohamed Diab

THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation newsread more
Tags: Business, Music, Usa, Television, Movies, Caa, UTA, Hired, John Ottman, THR Online, Representation, Hirings-firings, Hitched, Hatched, Mohamed Diab


After riots and terror, will MS804 crash deepen Egypt’s crisis?

Nearly half of those killed on flight were Egyptians, many forced to leave their families and go abroad for workIt had been four years since Farrag Diab said goodbye to his family and set off for work in Saudi Arabia, and he was longing for the wedding that would bring him back home this month. But his son had found work closer to home as a security guard on the national carrier, EgyptAir, and had been assigned to fly MS804 from Paris late on Wednesday evening.Diab rushed home last week in terro...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, World news, Egypt, Paris, Diab, Hosni Mubarak, EgyptAir, Mohamed Diab


'Clash' film shows Egyptian conflict from back of police van

CANNES, France (AP) — For his latest film, Egyptian director Mohamed Diab is portraying his country's recent turbulent history from a unique vantage point: the back of a van.
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Cannes Facetime: Director Mohamed Diab

Egyptian director Mohamed Diab broke out internationally with bold sex harassment pic “Cairo 678” in 2010. That was before the Tahrir Square protests in 2011 and Egypt’s ensuing revolution, which prompted him to become a passionate social media activist. In “Clash,” which opens Thursday  in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, Diab delves into Egypt’s religion-related political... Read more »
Tags: Film, Egypt, Festivals, Cannes, Cairo, Diab, Tahrir Square, Mohamed Diab


Cannes 2016: Mohamed Diab's 'Clash' is Superb Confined Filmmaking

The opening film in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival is an intense, riveting feature called Clash (also known as Eshtebak in Egyptian) and it's outstanding. Clash is set entirely inside the back of a police paddywagon in Egypt in 2013, during the second half of their revolution. It begins when two journalists are grabbed during protests, their cameras and IDs confiscated, and thrown into the back of this truck. The impressive handheld camerawork often focuses on a...
Tags: Movies, Review, Egypt, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Cannes 16, Mohamed Diab


Cannes Film Review: ‘Clash’

Mohamed Diab’s follow-up to “Cairo 678” is a full-on immersion of frightening potency, boasting superb camerawork and a kick-in-the-gut message about chaos and cruelty.
Tags: Reviews, Film, Festivals, Cannes film festival, Clash, Cairo, Cannes Film Review, Mohamed Diab


Cannes Hidden Gem: 'Clash' Views the Arab Spring From the Back of a Police Van

Set entirely in a riot vehicle, Mohamed Diab's Un Certain Regard entry brings diverse characters together to examine the Egyptian civil war from multiple perspectives.read more
Tags: Usa, Movies, International, Cannes film festival, Cannes, THR Online, Cannes 2016, Mohamed Diab


Five Reasons I'm Sad to Miss the Cannes Film Festival... and a Few Why I'm Not

A still from The Cinema Travelers by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya, screening as part of the Cannes Classics The Festival de Cannes kicks off this week and for the first time in four years, I've made a conscious decision not to be there. I know that for sure I won't miss the long lines to get into films I wish to watch with my lowly -- read: I'm not French and blog online -- press accreditation, the burly security guards who will certainly feel more justified to be so this year after ...
Tags: News, Bali, India, Egypt, Paris, Dubai, Nice, Keanu Reeves, Huffington Post, Cannes, Uae, Carlton, Cairo, Mena, Abraham, Diab


Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ Joins Cannes Film Festival Competition

PARIS– “The Salesman” by Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, will be world premiere in competition at Cannes Film Festival. Cannes Films Festival has also added David Mackenzie’s “Hell or High Water” to Un Certain Regard and announced that Mohamed Diab’s “Clash” will open that section of the official selection. Meanwhile Jean-Francois Richet’s “Blood Father” with... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Global, Paris, Oscar, Cannes film festival, Asghar Farhadi, François Richet, Cannes Film Festival Cannes Films Festival, David Mackenzie, Mohamed Diab