In the film, the Star Wars actor plays Marc Spector – a man dealing with dissociative identity disorder who became the guide for the Egyptian moon god Khonshu.
Now, in a new interview with EmpireIsaac has revealed that his foray into MCU gave him the opportunity to immerse himself in “craft film, character research”, adding that he was “desperate with that feeling”.
The 42-year-old actor said: “It [Moon Knight] handmade felt. And this is the first legal Marvel character study since Iron Man. ”
In addition, Isaac said, it gave him the opportunity to “take this thing” and do something “really cool on a big stage”.
Isaac also said that while the complexity of the character was a big draw for him, the role required strenuous physical commitment that left him with a lot of physical toll.
“The technical challenge of impersonating these different characters, physically, the way I present my body… It requires a lot of energy,” he said.
Moonlight Knight is one of several MCU series slated to premiere on Disney Plus in 2022.
She is heavy, Ms. Marvel, Secret Invasion and The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special is also scheduled to be released before the end of this year.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/oscar-isaac-moon-knight-marvel-b2015271.html Oscar Isaac calls MCU’s Knight of the Moon an opportunity to do something ‘really baffling’