Maya Hawke’s “Beautiful Saying” Persuaded Dad Ethan Hawke To Join The MCU

Maya Hawke did the right thing by convincing her dad to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe because the fans wouldn’t have got a better Arthur Harrow than him.

Ethan Hawke is one of the most famous actors in the industry. He was nominated four times for the Academy Awards for his works as a supporting actor in Training Day & Boyhood, and Screenplay in Before Sunset & Before Midnight. He is known for his films The Black phone, The Northman, Tesla, The Purge, Dead poets society, Waterland, Lord of War, and many more.

Ethan Hawke has officially become a part of the Marvel cinematic universe, with his debut in the series Moon Knight. He plays the role of Arthur Harrow, who was the former avatar of the God Khonshu and also the former Moon Knight. As he was let down by Khonshu, he then dedicated his life to Ammit. The series for its work has received 8 nominations for the Emmy Awards.

Maya Hawke is the daughter of Ethan Hawke, in an interview with Indie Wire as he was having a conversation about Moonknight, he revealed how his daughter Maya convinced him to join MCU’s Moonknight.

Ethan says, ” Maya would say to me, ‘ Why are you sitting on the outside and telling everyone their sandbox is bad? Why don’t you go into their sandbox play with them and show them what you have to offer .” The sandbox refers to Marvel.

Further adding to this conversation he said, he spoke to Oscar Isaac and told him that they “got to go play in Marvel’s sandbox and try to do what we do.” He says to Oscar that they don’t have to change Marvel but show their capabilities instead and see if Marvel likes it. Ethan said that they rehearsed and worked on things, and their overall experience was really good.

Maya convinced Ethan to be a part of Marvel, Ethan further says, ” Maya said something really beautiful to me.. as a performer your job is to participate with the audience. Yes, you want to lead and do work that you believe in, but we want people to care about art. This is what people care about. They really have passion for the material.”

Ethan says that her 13-year daughter watched the trailer of Moonknight on her phone and told him that it looks really good. He says ‘ I mean her eyes just went – she couldn’t believe it.”

Moon knight episodes are now streaming on Disney+.

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