Jeremy Renner Originally Had A Deal With Marvel For A ‘Hawkeye’ Movie

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige revealed Jeremy Renner originally had a deal for a Hawkeye film.

While Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye declared his intentions to retire after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, circumstances have forced the archer back into the field on multiple occasions. Most recently, Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye was one of the heroes who survived Thanos’ decimation and embarked on a successful time-heist to undo the Mad Titan’s actions in Avengers: Endgame.

Now, it appears Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye is prepared to pass the mantle to a successor in new series for Disney Plus. Scheduled to be released on the streaming platform in late 2021, the Hawkeye series is just one of the many projects Marvel Studios is developing for Disney Plus.

However, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige told Bloomberg that Jeremy Renner initially had a deal to star in a feature film centered on Hawkeye. When the decision was made to turn the Hawkeye project into a miniseries, Kevin Feige explained that Jeremy Renner was fine with the change, saying “He totally got it and said, ‘Let’s do it.'”

Full details on Hawkeye are currently under wraps, though the Disney Plus series will follow Jeremy Renner’s Clint Barton as he prepares to pass the mantle to Kate Bishop. In the comics, Kate Bishop is the third character and first woman to assume to the Hawkeye name.

Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye is just one of the many projects Marvel Studios is developing for Disney Plus. These projects include The Falcon and the Winter SoldierWandaVisionLokiWhat If…?, HawkeyeMs. MarvelMoon Knight, and She-Hulk.

Hawkeye is currently scheduled to premiere on Disney Plus in Fall 2021.

Source: Bloomberg

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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