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Sources from within have informed Variety that film, TV and music star Hailee Steinfeld has been offered a lead role in the upcoming “Hawkeye” limited series at Disney Plus.

Steinfeld will play the role of Kate Bishop if accepted.  Bishop is a Marvel Comics character who took up the Hawkeye mantle after Clint Barton.  She is also a member of the group known as the Young Avengers.  Jeremy Renner is set to reprise his role of titular bow-wielding hero that he has played through multiple films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, most recently in “Avengers: Endgame.”

Steinfeld's film credits include starring in films such as “The Edge of Seventeen,” “Bumblebee,” the “Pitch Perfect” franchise, and for lending her voice to the Oscar-winning animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

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This would be a perfect casting. She is a great young talent with a great attitude and has actual acting skills. Also she seems like a truly genuine person that is grateful to the fans who put her where she is. She looks great and looks like the character from the comics.

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She has the goods, no doubt about that. Most importantly, coming off Bumblebee, she'll be accustomed to acting and interacting in a totally made-up world. I know it sounds trite, but its amazing how many world-class actors can't pull that off; much less the pretty millennial crowd.

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9 minutes ago, michiganjfrog said:

shes great. though I was hoping she would be cast as a live action spider gwen

Well, since we are talking about two separate universes now, she could still play Spider-Gwen I guess.

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3 hours ago, mako said:

She has the goods, no doubt about that. Most importantly, coming off Bumblebee, she'll be accustomed to acting and interacting in a totally made-up world. I know it sounds trite, but its amazing how many world-class actors can't pull that off; much less the pretty millennial crowd.

I'm just glad Marvel is starting to cast actors that are not 50+ for these roles.

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She was great in Bumblebbe and Into the Spider-verse. I think she would a very good choice

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23 minutes ago, leokearon said:

She was great in Bumblebbe and Into the Spider-verse. I think she would a very good choice

I ditto this, I liked her in Bumblebee (even though I wasn't a huge fan of that movie in general) , I'm down with the choice

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25 minutes ago, DylanRaven055 said:

Definitely looking forward to seeing this. Hopefully she will take it and maybe we can get a Young Avengers type movie in the future.

Probably part of the plan

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32 minutes ago, DylanRaven055 said:

Definitely looking forward to seeing this. Hopefully she will take it and maybe we can get a Young Avengers type movie in the future.

I don't know about a movie, but I could certainly see a series lead in like what Netflix did with Defenders.

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19 minutes ago, mako said:

I don't know about a movie, but I could certainly see a series lead in like what Netflix did with Defenders.

Only, you know, at least decently done. 

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1 hour ago, memocromatico said:

Only, you know, at least decently done. 

Well yeah, that goes without saying. 

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3 hours ago, DylanRaven055 said:

Definitely looking forward to seeing this. Hopefully she will take it and maybe we can get a Young Avengers type movie in the future.

ive been seeing some rumors pop up for it. so hopefully

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Holy heck, i did not expect this, i might see this show and see how Hailee will handle this 🙂

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