Stranger Things is the most popular show right now. And it isn’t just something that we feel, but the numbers talk for themselves. However, despite its huge popularity and immense fan following, there are things about the show that people are still finding out. One of the biggest revelations that fans of the supernatural series got to know recently was its connection with another famous superhero series.
Want to find out how Stranger Things connects to Marvel’s Moon Knight and how people are completely blown away by it? Then keep on reading.
People are surprised by this connection between Stranger Things and Moon Knight
2022 is the year of the fans. So far, we have received some of the highly awaited projects, such as Peaky Blinders season 6. The record-breaking Stranger Things season 4, and many more. But we also got a lot more TV content in the superhero domain thanks to Marvel.
One of the most popular Marvel series of 2022 was Moon Knight. The show was lauded for its visual effects and for reviving Engelbert Humperdinck’s Lonely Is A Man Without Love.
But now fans have discovered a huge connection between the two incredibly famous shows. Ethan Hawke, who plays Arthur Harrow, the big baddie of Moon Knight, is the real-life father of none other than Maya Hawke.
All Stranger Things lovers must remember Maya for playing Robin Buckley. Now that people are discovering the father-daughter duo as part of two of the most popular franchises on the planet, they just can’t hide their excitement.
After discovering the relation, many have since posted their reaction on Twitter with the utmost eagerness.
I JUST FOUND OUT ETHAN HAWKE FROM MOON KNIGHT IS MAYA HAWKE FROM STRANGER THINGS' FATHER IM GOING FERAL RN
— blossomᵗˢ|CheshirecatLover💙 (@swiftiness1989) June 3, 2022
the actor that plays harrow in moon knight is maya hawke's father??? WHAT
— ross (@thenarls) April 28, 2022
just found out harrow from moon knight is maya hawke’s dad pic.twitter.com/JLlx853S18
— har ❦ 97 (@Iivrry) June 5, 2022
omg robins dad is the guy from moon knight
— 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐨𝐬 ¹³ (@sourrevelacion) June 8, 2022
While most people were taken aback by this connection, a lot of fans already knew of the Hawks.
Seeing people just now learning that Maya Hawke (Robin – Stranger Things) is the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke… Y’all! Read a book! pic.twitter.com/2lwFsRehKn
— Beau Harris (@BeingBeauHarris) June 11, 2022
GenXers watching Stranger Things: OMG, that's Ethan Hawke's daughter!
GenZers watching Moon Knight: OMG, that's Maya Hawke's dad!
— John Brothers (@johndbro1) May 8, 2022
It is certainly a great coincidence between two of the greatest franchises ever.
And since there have been a lot of rumors of Stranger Things having a merger/crossover with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, who knows? We might get to see Ethan and Maya together on-screen after all.
Did you guys know that Robin and Arthur were related? Feel free to share your answers with us in the comments.
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