The Marvel Movie Universe continues to expand with its release Knight of the Moon, starring Oscar Isaac in the title of hero. To celebrate the debut of the limited series, Marvel held a special premiere on the red carpet, which Screen Rant attended. At the event, we had the opportunity to talk not only with the creative team behind Knight of the Moonbut also other talents who have contributed to the larger MCU.
One such actor is David Dastmalchian, who played a supporting role as Kurt Ant man and Ant-Man and the Wasp. Over the years, he has written an extensive and impressive biography, and recently met again with director Christopher Nolan in Oppenheimer. In the Knight of the Moon premiere, Screen Rant overtook Dasmalcian.
Screen Rant: We have to cover the difference because let’s talk about all the castings that have happened since then.
David Dastmalchian: Since the last time I saw you?
David Dastmalchian: Yes. It was weird, it was amazing. And you talk about me.
Yes. I’m talking about you.
David Dastmalchian: There have been some incredible castings in the world of filmmaking, but I literally count my blessings every night because I say, “Okay. I just have to go to work on this incredible film, storytelling, dark drama about the Boston stranger with this incredible cast “, and then I went straight into this transfer of Stephen King, The Boogeyman with this incredible cast, and then I’m part of Christopher Nolan.
Yes. Reunited, I guess. It ‘s like a complete circle.
David Dastmalchian: It’s really weird, Ash, because my first job, my first job in cinema was to work for him in a film that changed the lives of all of us as film lovers, but also for me as just an actor, it changed everything. . Since then I always wanted not only to work with him again, but just to thank him properly and say, “You changed my life.” And then, when they called me that he thought there was a role I would be suitable for in his new film, I could not believe it. I can not believe that I will work with him again. He is one of the greatest filmmakers of all time and I will work with him twice.
Did you have this discussion?
David Dastmalchian: Yes. I’m sure I did myself. I went to meet him at Universal Studios and he was in the middle of preparing an incredible, huge movie. I went in and talked to him for a second and said thank you for having me. He just wanted to catch up. He said he had really enjoyed Suicide Squad and that he had enjoyed Polka-Dot Man, something that warmed my heart. And then he said he loved Dunn. We need to talk about these other incredible works and these other filmmakers that I loved so much. It ‘s crazy. It is hard to believe that it is true.
This is unbelievable. We are here for Knight of the Moon.
David Dastmalchian: Moon Knight has always been one of my favorite superheroes. I started collecting comics [in] third and fourth grade, and Moon Knight – Fist of Khonshu was one of the first comics I was obsessed with. Moon Knight became part of the West Coast Avengers, which was the series I started collecting for the first time every month. It has gone through so many different iterations and there have been different, incredible incarnations of what Moon Knight is. When I learned that they were doing this and that Oscar was going to play Knight of the Moon, I simply said, “I’m dead. I’m dead.”
What if Kurt and Moon Knight meet?
David Dastmalchian: What do you mean? Is that why I’m not here tonight?
Oh, right, right, right.
David Dastmalchian: It’s the big spoiler warning.
I do not think I got to this episode.
David Dastmalchian: Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Yes. You have not reached there. They are somewhat central to the entire universe of the Knight of the Moon, Mark Spector, Curt, their destinies are extremely cross-cutting. Kurt had a really wonderful resurrection … What is the word? I guess it’s not a resurrection because they ate it, but in What If …? of Marvel, which was so surprising when I was asked if I was available to do a Kurt on a Marvel What If …? I was like “Oh yes, please”.
Is Kurt Quantumaniaming?
David Dastmalchian: It does not look like.
David Dastmalchian: But it does not matter. I know they do something incredible. I look forward to seeing what Peyton is [Reed] do the next. He is one of my favorite directors as well as yours, one of our favorite people. He was so busy. I tried to stay in touch, but he’s making an incredible movie right now.
You are as they say kept and busy.
David Dastmalchian: Do you know what? Correctly. Held and busy. No. I can not fully understand at this time how many nice movies I will participate in at this time in my life. As you know, children are my everything. It’s really fun for me now to have my kids keep these weird metrics like, “Dad, how many times are you going to die in something? Dad, how many bad guys do you have to play with?” They make graphs and charts for Dad’s bad guys, Dad’s deaths and that’s great.
Do you know the number of your deaths?
David Dastmalchian: No, but I have to because I did a podcast just the other day about characters who die in a lot of things. I would say, “I really need to know. I need to cut a little spool together.” At my real funeral, what would be really fun is if you could watch the ways in which I have died in fantasy over and over and over again.
That would be nice. What are the chances of ever getting a prequel to the polka dot man?
David Dastmalchian: Λοιπόν…
Give people what they want.
David Dastmalchian: This is Hollywood. Nothing is impossible. Everything can happen. Although the ending was quite epic, I’m not saying it lightly. I felt like I was being crushed by a five-story alien intergalactic starfish, the evil lord was handsome-
Peak of death?
David Dastmalchian: That’s very good there. This must be the last moment of death. My God, who knows? Maybe I could just be one of the dots left and have some kind of consciousness. The dot can slip and move.
Next: Why Moon Knight did not mention Thanos (and why he is perfect)
Knight of the Moon is now airing on Disney +. The new episodes premiere on Wednesdays.
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- Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)Release date: July 8, 2022
- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever / Black Panther 2 (2022)Release date: November 11, 2022
- The Marvels / Captain Marvel 2 (2023)Release date: February 17, 2023
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)Release date: May 5, 2023
- Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)Release date: July 28, 2023
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