The upcoming Disney Plus series Hawkeye starring Jeremy Renner may have found its Kate Bishop in Bumblebee star Hailee Steinfeld.
Variety has revealed that Hailee Steinfeld has been offered the role of Kate Bishop in the upcoming Hawkeye series. She is set to take over the mantle as Hawkeye from Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton following the events of Avengers: Endgame.
Kate Bishop was first featured in Marvel’s Young Avengers #1 in 2005. She was created by Allan Heinberg and Jim Cheung. Kate Bishop was the third character and first female to adopt the Hawkeye name, following Clint Barton and Wyatt McDonald. In the comics, Kate Bishop is affiliated with the Young Avengers and the West Coast Avengers.
The Hawkeye series with Jeremy Renner is just one project Marvel Studios is developing for Disney Plus. Shows centered on Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Vision and Scarlet Witch, and Loki are also in the works for the upcoming streaming service.
What do you think of Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop? Are you excited to see how Kate Bishop is brought to life as she takes on the mantle as Hawkeye from Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton? Sound off in the comments below!
Jeremy Renner was last seen as Hawkwye in Avengers: Endgame. Here’s the official synopsis:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.
Avengers: Endgame is now available to own on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Stay tuned for the latest news on Hailee Steinfeld, Jeremy Renner and the Hawkeye series!
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
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Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.