Moon Knight: Director and Ethan Hawke Discuss Actor Gaspard Ulliel’s Latest Role

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Currently on air, the Moon Knight miniseries features Oscar Isaac, Ethan Hawk, May Calamawy but also Gaspard Ulliel, who died last January at the age of 37 after a skiing accident. But what to expect from this latest television appearance? To talk about it, nothing better than the statements of the director and one of the main actors of the series.

The Midnight Man, Gaspard Ulliel’s last role

The pact of the wolves, Hannibal Lecter, Saint Laurent either, just the end of the worldHere is a small selection of rich career of Gaspard UllielHis actor considered highly promising on the Hollywood side and already well known in France. tragically disappeared after the ski accident mentioned above, the actor will soon appear in Eat by Bertrand Bonello and in More than ever from Emily Atef, but the last role she took on was that of Anton Mogart aka the Midnight Man, in the series moon knight. It is today that the third episode from the miniseries comes to Disney+, and it is also in this episode that Gaspard Ulliel appears, disguised as a thief.

“He had everything to become a Hollywood star”

Not an important role in relation to the plot of the series, but his presence visibly marked Mohammed Diabthe director of the series, too that Ethan Hawke, who plays Dr. Arthur Harrow. The former recently spoke of his meeting with the French actor, indicating that he had always felt that Gaspard Ulliel had all that was to become a major figure from Hollywood:

I met Gaspard Ulliel for the first time in 2011, in Montpellier. He loved my movie and we talked. We picked up that conversation when I had the opportunity to cast him for Moon Knight. When I saw the character of Mogart, I contacted him and offered him the part. I always felt that I had everything to become a Hollywood star: talent and looks.

I was surprised by his humility and his realistic side. It seemed like his first day on set. At the end of the shoot, I told him: Marvel and the fans will love you very much, I’m sure you’ll come back. I was one of the only ones to know how much I counted in French cinema. I think he will be immortal, always present thanks to his films. Like James Dean.

Moon Knight: Director and Ethan Hawke Discuss Actor Gaspard Ulliel's Latest Role

So many compliments, and a comparison with one of the most legendary actors American cinema that says a lot about how Gaspard Ulliel was perceived. Very positive comments that are based on the statements of Ethan Hawke, known for his roles in Dune, X-Men, The Lord of War, The Magnificent Seven either american nightmare :

There was a surprising elegance and beauty about him. Even though we only worked with him for three or four days, he had a power and light about him that we will miss.

It remains to be seen if, like the comics, the character embodied by Gaspard Ulliel will be hungry for chemicals and if the proceeds of your theft will be confiscated by the police, driving you insane and leading you to make Moon Knight your mortal enemy.

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