Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ leads to representation issues for the entertainment giant
Created as MCU’s answer to Batman, except with an Egyptian deity talking to him as motivation instead of dead parents, Moon Knight is a character fans wanted to see adapted for years. Isaac will get to portray one of the few positive representations of the condition in pop culture and how the condition impacts the story of “Moon Knight” will be one of the story’s key plots. The original Marvel comic “Moon Knight” depicts the character as Jewish, which Isaac is not. “Moon Knight” is billed by Marvel as their most standalone project in years, but all lines must cross in the MCU eventually. In a recent interview, Isaac discussed his hopes to join fellow members of Marvel’s underground Daredevil, Blade, Ghost Rider and the Punisher.themiamihurricane.com
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts during Monday Night Football
John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" coming to theaters Dec. 20th, 2019. After months of waiting, the official trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" debuted on Monday night. "People keep telling me they know me," Rey says in a voice over. The trailer, which dropped during the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, showcased a growing resistance, with Leia Organa and Lando Calrissian at the helm. The two minute trailer ends with a close up of Rey, lightsaber in hand, with Luke's voice echoing, "The Force will be with you," followed with Leia saying "Always."cnbc.com
A look at "A Most Violent Year"
A look at "A Most Violent Year" Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac star in the gritty drama, “A Most Violent Year.” Set in New York City in 1981, the film's stars say it has the look and feel of a gangster movie while avoiding the standard cliches. Suzanne Marques reports.cbsnews.com