MCU Kate Bishop

Looks like Marvel Studios just hit another casting bullseye: the company’s Disney+ series Hawkeye has targeted Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Bumblebee) to play the MCU Kate Bishop. If the deal goes through, she’ll join Jeremy Renner and presumably take over as the MCU’s primary archer – because every good superhero team needs that person with a bow and arrow running around as the team’s X factor.
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hawkeye series writer

Marvel’s Hawkeye series has been eyeing a main writer recently, but now it’s finally hit the bullseye with Mad Men scribe Jonathan Igla. Marvel has tapped Igla, who wrote Mad Men for five years, as the Hawkeye series writer and executive producer.

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Game of Thrones battle featurette

A new rumor says actor-turned-director Matt Shakman is currently in talks to direct one of the six-episode Disney+ TV shows that Marvel Studios has on its slate. Shakman is primarily known for directing dozens of episodes of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but he also directed one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones, “Spoils of War.” (That’s the loot train battle episode.)

Read the rumor below, and find out which of the upcoming Marvel shows he won’t be directing.
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hawkeye series writer

Marvel is carefully eyeing its targets for the Hawkeye series creative team. While little is known about the upcoming Disney+ TV series starring Jeremy Renner as the Earth’s mightiest archer, a new revelation from writer and producer Amy Berg suggests that Marvel is narrowing down its shortlist for the Hawkeye series writer. Which means that a showrunner and cast announcement could soon be on its way.

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Green Lantern Concept Art - Hector Hammond

When can you watch Constantine on DC Universe? How long does Cobie Smulders think Maria Hill has been a Skrull? Which action director wants to take the helm of the new Blade? Is there a Spider-Gwen Easter egg in Avengers: Endgame? Does Thanos know he’s not worthy of wielding Mjolnir? What Avengers: Endgame deleted scenes didn’t get released? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

hawkeye series at comic-con

Marvel and Disney+ are finally going to let Jeremy Renner‘s take center stage with Hawkeye, a new series that will draw on the Matt Fraction and David Aja comic series. Renner is back in the role of Hawkeye, and fan-favorite Kate Bishop will be appearing, too. But what of Pizza Dog? We’ll have to wait and see. Here’s what we learned about the show at Comic-Con.

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avengers endgame disney+

Avengers: Endgame is here, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe will never be the same again. Very soon, the MCU will expand its domain to Disney+, the studio’s new streaming service that debuts in November, with key cast members returning in original shows set in the same world as the movies. So how will the events of Endgame impact all of those shows? Let’s break them down one by one.  Read More »

Making of Missing Link

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, go behind the scenes of LAIKA’s latest stop-motion animated adventure Missing Link. Plus, our own Peter Sciretta appeared on Collider’s Movie Talk to discuss Avengers: Endgame fake endings, the new Hawkeye series, and more. And finally, Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau teaches you some Danish slang. Read More »

hawkeye tv series

Time to add yet another Marvel-themed series to the Disney+ line-up. It’s been the assumption that any Marvel series on the Disney streaming service will focus on second-string characters, rather than the big ones like Iron Man and Captain America. So far, that’s turning out to be correct. The latest is Hawkeye, a series that will feature Jeremy Renner‘s Clint Barton. The Hawkeye show won’t just focus on Clint, though. It will also feature fan-favorite character Kate Bishop.

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