Hawkeye, the long-awaited Disney Plus TV present starring Jeremy Renner, has begun filming. The present is about Clint Barton (Renner) mentoring a more recent Hawkeye, Kate Bishop – who, it is now been confirmed by set photographs to be actress Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Bumblebee). That is been lengthy rumored, however by no means confirmed by Marvel.
First up, Renner posted an image on his Twitter account, confirming that he was filming, and mentioning Bishop’s character.
🏹 Ms Bishop … we want you ! #marvel pic.twitter.com/rZJv7RsP7kDecember 2, 2020
Then, Steinfeld was pictured on-set sporting a basic Kate Bishop Hawkeye look:
Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop. That’s it. That’s the tweet. pic.twitter.com/CbXEs7LQENDecember 2, 2020
You will discover that a kind of photographs additionally contains a canine. That is a reference to a highly regarded and acclaimed Hawkeye comedian guide that ran from 2013, by author Matt Fraction and artist David Aja. In that guide, Clint saves a canine from some unsuitable ‘uns, then adopts him. He likes pizza – therefore, he is informally known as Pizza Canine amongst followers of that guide (his actual identify is Lucky).
Clearly, Marvel is taking inspiration from nice sources as soon as once more – which bodes nicely for this new present, which does not have a launch date but, however is anticipated someday in late 2021.
Steinfeld undoubtedly seems the half because the youthful Hawkeye – it will be attention-grabbing to see how the present creates a mentorship between Renner’s Hawkeye and her character. Within the comedian guide, Barton was a down-and-out loser dwelling in an residence block, however the MCU model gave him a household. He is additionally nonetheless recovering from occurring a killing spree in Avengers: Endgame, so he has a good quantity of bags.
It is bizarre to consider that very same Barton now coaching a younger lady who’s equally gifted with a bow and arrow. However hey, hopefully they will make it work. Jonathan Igla (Mad Males) is the present’s head author.