Jeremy Renner is returning to the role of Clint Barton aka Hawkeye for a new series for Disney’s new streaming service Disney+ and it looks like both Disney and Marvel Studios have their eye on a potential co-star for the new series.
According to Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios is looking to tap actress Hailee Steinfeld to star opposite Renner in the new series. According to Deadline, Hawkeye will be an adventure series which will find Clint Barton looking to pass the mantle to Kate Bishop, a member of the Young Avengers. Steinfeld is being eyed to play Bishop in the series.
In addition to a successful music career, Steinfeld was recently on the big screen in the Transformers spin-off movie Bumblebee. She voiced Gwen Stacy in the Oscar winning animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse and will next be seen as writer Emily Dickinson in the upcoming Apple TV+ series Dickinson.