‘Hawkeye’ Disney+ Miniseries: Hailee Steinfeld in Early Talks to Play Kate Bishop

Sep 9, 2019

The upcoming ‘Hawkeye’ miniseries now has Hailee Steinfeld in early talks to play Kate Bishop. She is a young hero, and future Young Avenger, who learns to fights crime with a bow and arrow.

Last year, Steinfeld was in Sony Animation’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and Paramount’s ‘Bumblebee.’ She also received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Ethan & Joel Coen’s ‘True Grit.’ Next, she is leading the Apple TV+ series ‘Dickinson,’ premiering this fall.

Meanwhile, Jeremy Renner (‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘Wind River’) will reprise the role of the titular character. He was recently in the #1 highest grossing movie of all time: ‘Avengers: Endgame.’ His other appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe comprise of ‘Thor,’ ‘The Avengers,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War.’

Moreover, the premise of the series is below:

“An adventure series in which Clint Barton (Renner), a non-superpowered hero, is trying to teach another hero with an affinity for the bow, Kate Bishop, how to be a hero with no super powers.”

Jonathan Igla (‘Mad Men,’ ‘Sorry for Your Loss’) serves as writer, executive producer, and showrunner.

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Further, the series will likely be six episodes long. There is currently no director as of now.

‘Hawkeye’ will premiere fall 2021, on the Disney+ streaming service.

Source: Variety and The Hollywood Reporter

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