The Ronin can confirm that stunt coordinator Olivier Schneider will indeed be working on Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series Moon Knight starring Oscar Isaac as Marc Spector. Olivier is likely best known for his work on the Bond franchise being the supervising stunt coordinator on Daniel Craig’s No Time To Die and the fight coordinator on Spectre. His other credits include Fast & Furious 6, Liam Neeson’s Taken, the French gangster flick A Prophet, Safe House, and The Rhythm Section.
Moon Knight, aka Marc Spector, a mercenary who has numerous alter egos — cabbie Jake Lockley and millionaire playboy Steven Grant — in order to better fight the criminal underworld. But later he was established as being a conduit for the Egyptian moon god Khonshu. Most recently, the character was a consultant who dresses in all-white and goes by the name Mr. Knight.
Olivier has been hinting to his involvement via Instagram posts and is currently in Budapest preparing for the show.
You’ve likely watched the behind the scenes footage of Moon Knight star Oscar Isaac training for the series, which should give you an idea how action-focused it will be. The directing team consists of Mohamed Diab, Justin Benson, and Aaron Moorhead with a supporting cast that includes May Calamawy as the female lead and Ethan Hawke reportedly playing the villain. More casting announcements are expected to be made in the coming weeks and months.
Moon Knight will be shooting in both Budapest, Hungary and the United Kingdom under the working title Good Faith, and the 6-episode run is expected to debut on Disney+ in 2022.