Marvel’s Oscar Isaac Ditches Disney for Universal Studios

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Oscar Isaac at Moon Knight premiere

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Actor Oscar Isaac is on top of the world with Marvel’s Moon Knight, but the Avenger just made a massive jump to Universal Studios that no one was expecting.

Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron
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Upon making his Marvel Universe debut in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) as the titular villain, every Marvel fan hoped to see more of the Poe Dameron Star Wars actor throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Flashforward to 2022, Isaac is in the Marvel spotlight as Marc Spector/Steven Grant in the Moon Knight streaming series, breaking barriers throughout the MCU of how far a Disney series can go in terms of language and violence.

oscar isaac as moon knight
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Isaac is a fan-favorite actor and Disney’s go-to man for numerous events, including presenting Oscars at the Academy Awards to sharing inside looks at new entertainment experiences, such as Star Wars Galactic Cruiser at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Oscar Isaac at Galactic Starcruiser
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Oscar Isaac is a family man, often frequenting the Orlando, Florida area to take a break from Hollywood between filming Dune: Part One (2021) and Moon Knight.

When you’re so close to The Walt Disney Company in so many aspects, it seems nearly impossible to indulge in any of their competitor’s offerings, especially Universal Studios Orlando Resort.

Moon Knight transformation
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That rule doesn’t apply to Oscar Isaac, however, as the actor just made waves by visiting the Universal Studios Orlando Resort ahead of Moon Knight‘s biggest episode:

Look who entered our orbit on Monday!

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Marvel and Universal fans were quick to flip out after seeing Oscar Isaac standing in front of the iconic Universal Studios globe in Orlando, Florida, exclaiming that they’d have given anything to see the actor in person:

Poe Dameron doesn’t go to Rise of the resistance when he wants to have fun. He chooses Velocicoaster.
Well done Universal, well done.

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One Marvel fan wrote:

Technically counts as three guests (Marc + Steven + Khonsu)

Another fan shared:

I’m gonna cry I was literally working that day and I didn’t see him

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Oscar Isaac is one of the most beloved figures in the entertainment industry, clearly reflected in the hilarious comments left by fans wishing they’d have a chance to see Ex Machina (2014) actor strolling through Universal Studios Orlando while making their way to the Wizarding World for some Butterbeer.

More about Moon Knight

Moon Knight follows Steven Grant (Oscar Isaac), a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector.

Arthur Harrow talking to Steven Grant/Marc Spector/Moon Knight
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Moon Knight stars Oscar Isaac (Marc Spector/Moon Knight, Steven Grant/Mr. Knight), Ethan Hawke (Arthur Harrow), and May Calamawy (Layla El-Faouly). Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Grant Curtis, Brad Winderbaum, Oscar Isaac, Mohamed Diab, and Jeremy Slater are the executive producers, Trevor Waterson and Rebecca Kirsch serve as co-executive producers. Jeremy Slater is the head writer.

Oscar Isaac as Moon Knight
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The Marvel Universe is becoming much more than iconic characters/Earth’s Mightiest Heroes like Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), and Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson).

Tom Holland’s Avenger, Spider-Man, is leading the way for Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomers Kate BishopMs. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), Moon Knight (Oscar Isaac), Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany), Eternals’ Thena (Angelina Jolie), and more — especially with his next Spider-Man trilogy that’s currently in the works.

May Calamawy as Layla
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The super wild card series Moon Knight is streaming exclusively on Disney+, leading up to the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on May 6th, 2022.

More about Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

universal globe
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Universal Orlando is also home to Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, Men in Black: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more, all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Universal’s largest Park, Epic Universe, is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.

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