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Small Details You Missed In The Second Moon Knight Trailer

"Moon Knight" is the first Disney+ series of 2022 for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After a very successful 2021 with four live-action series and one animated show, fans are more excited than ever to see what's next from the MCU's TV offerings. Led by Oscar Isaac, "Moon Knight" will follow the titular character and appears to be an origin story. The series will also feature Ethan Hawke as villain Arthur Harrow and May Calamawy and the late Gaspard Ulliel as Anton Mogart.

The first official trailer for the series came during the Cardinals-Rams wild card game, and Super Bowl LVI offered up its own smaller teaser for the six-part show. While it's drastically shorter than the official trailer, the Super Bowl LVI teaser trailer was full of small details and comic nods that we haven't seen yet. We've broken down some of the biggest takeaways you might have missed when watching the trailer and explained the deeper meaning behind them.

The figure behind Marc is crucial to the Moon Knight mythos

One of the new "Moon Knight" shots in the TV spot is of a sinister figure wrapped in bandages and holding a staff standing behind a terrified Marc. The mysterious man appears to whisper "Steven..." just before Marc wakes up from his nightmare.

The figure is actually Khonshu, the Egyptian god of vengeance, and he's chosen Marc, as well as his other personalities, like Steven, as a conduit. In both the comics and the new TV series, Khonshu is responsible for Marc's transformation into Moon Knight, possessing him and imbuing him with superhuman abilities.

It's not clear how much the new Disney+ series will deviate from the comics, but this is the first good look we've had at Khonshu outside of the trailer and it appears to be close to the original books. The scene in the new spot certainly feels like the right tone for a show that promises a steady mix of horror and action.

We see more nods toward Moon Knight's multiple personalities

This new trailer for "Moon Knight" continues to hint at the condition of Oscar Isaac's character, and while casual fans might be confused at this early stage, comic book readers know that the various dreams, images, and personas that the character sees throughout the trailer are indicators of Moon Knight's Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Various pieces of symbolism for this part of the story are sprinkled throughout the clip, which might be missed on the first watch-through.

From the very moment the trailer begins, the main character — at this point using the name Steven, rather than Marc — is seen holding a Rubik's Cube. He slowly twists and flips the toy around in his hands. The addition of the Rubik's Cube alludes to how, just as this famous puzzle has multiple faces, so does Marc Spector. Furthermore, as he is twisting the cube around — mixing the faces together — it seems that Steven is only now becoming aware of the existence of multiple personalities inside his mind.

A few seconds later, when Steven is shown looking at himself in a mirror, he reacts with a look of horror on his face — as he sees not a direct reflection looking back at him, but an entirely different version of himself. This unblinking, more intense figure comes across as menacing and aggressive, marking a stark contrast from the bumbling and nervous Steven that we've seen so far. Just how many of Moon Knight's personalities will appear in the show remains to be seen.

"Moon Knight" premieres on Disney+ on March 30.