Hawkeye Title Sequence

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hawkeye series concept art

It’s been quite a roller coaster for Hawkeye fans since the announcement of the Disney+ series inspired by the acclaimed Matt Fraction/David Aja run — from the initial confusion over the least popular Avenger headlining a series, to the exciting casting of Hailee Steinfeld, to both stars’ involvement being in question. But it seems that Disney is still full steam ahead with Hawkeye, which will follow the everyman Avenger as he takes on a new protegé Kate Bishop, who Steinfeld is in talks to play.

With the launch of Disney+ today, fans got a glimpse at the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a new episode of Expanding The Universe, which gave a preview of several pieces of concept art for Hawkeye. The Hawkeye series concept art should get uncertain fans excited once again, as the wacky style, tone, and beloved sidekicks of Fraction and Aja’s beloved run are in full display — along with our first look at Kate Bishop in action. Most importantly, Pizza Dog is here.

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hawkeye series writer

It seems that Marvel is moving forward with the Hawkeye series starring Jeremy Renner — for now. Avengers: Endgame producer Trinh Tran gave a very positive update on the series, whose status has been in question recently following some troubling reports about its star. In a vague description of the Hawkeye plot details, Tran revealed the series will deal with the impact of Endgame on all its characters and introduce a new Hawkeye who may or may not be played by Hailee Steinfeld. The Dickinson star was mum on her involvement in the Disney+ series, but reports suggest that talks are slowly moving forward with Steinfeld’s involvement.

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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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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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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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