Marvel Studios’ television productions on Disney+ will be far more connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe than any of the other shows that came before it. That’s because most of the A-listers will be headlining these shows. One that is of particular interest is Hawkeye, which will draw from Matt Fraction and David Aja‘s series of the same name. In it, Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) forges a partnership with Kate Bishop, and together they fight for justice. And now, Marvel may have found their Bishop.
New reports confirm that an offer has been made to Hailee Steinfeld (Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, True Grit, Bumblebee) to play the role of the young archer who, in the comics, eventually takes up the role of Hawkeye. More on the report below.
Though Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) is one of the founding members of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Avengers, he never really had a major role in it. Yes, that started to change towards the end, but he is remembered as a supporting character. But that will change now that he will be the lead of his own show, simply titled Hawkeye, coming to Disney+ this fall.
Though the show isn’t expected to debut until later in 2020, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige took to the stage at San Diego Comic-Con to talk about the upcoming series as well as Kate Bishop, a major character in Matt Fraction and David Aja’s comic series Hawkeye #1 (December 2016). In it, Barton found himself semi-retired and teaching Young Avenger Kate Bishop the ropes of being a skillful archer. More below.
Okay, it is pretty safe to say that Avengers: Endgame is the definitive end for some characters. So for the sake of not revealing spoilers, we won’t say who these characters are until after the jump. But for those who want to know or at least have an idea of which characters will appear again – because they have sequels – we kind of have a small tiny glimpse of what is to come.
For instance, we know that Marvel Studios is working on sequels for Black Panther, Doctor Strange, and Guardians of the Galaxy. But what else could happen to some of the heroes that appeared in Endgame in upcoming films or on shows that will appear exclusively on Disney+? A lot actually. Find our more in the report below.
Disney has been slowly announcing some exciting titles that they will be adding to their subscription-based streaming service, Disney+. We already know a lot about their Loki show, which will have some Quantum Leap vibes to it. There’s also the Falcon and The Winter Soldier show, as well as The Vision and Scarlet Witch. Now you can expect to see a Hawkeye series as well.
Reports confirm Jeremy Renner will reprise his role for the show, which is currently under development. But it won’t be the straightforward Hawkeye show. These reports say Kate Bishop will have a role in it. More on the story below.
The Punisher is the latest Marvel character to be introduced into the MCU in Netflix’s Daredevil. And no doubt there will be a few more new characters introduced in three of the other series that the streaming site has planned. While everyone’s wish to have the MCU truly connect to the TV universe probably won’t happen anytime soon, there is one actor who is down for having his character have his own Netflix series. No, it’s not one of the A-list heroes, but rather a supporting one who really has yet to make his presence known.
Jeremy Renner, who has played Hawkeye in Thor, The Avengers, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, says “if there’s ever a way to explore the character, maybe it’s in that world.” More on the story below.