SALT LAKE CITY — When he’s done saving the universe in “Avengers: Endgame,” Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye will star in and pass the torch in a new Hawkeye TV series, according to reports.
What’s happening: In an exclusive story published Wednesday, Variety reported that Disney’s upcoming Disney Plus streaming service is developing a Hawkeye TV series based on the Marvel star with Renner returning to the role.Comment on this story
- Variety reported that it’s set to be an adventure series where Clint Barton (Hawkeye) will hand the reins over to Kate Bishop.
- In Marvel comics, Barton dies and is later brought back to life. In his absence, a young archer named Bishop assumes the name Hawkeye, and Barton, wanting to stay hidden from the world for a while longer, borrows the code name Ronin instead.
- Bishop is part of a group known as the Young Avengers, according to Variety.
The show’s existence has not been confirmed or commented on by Marvel, Disney or Renner’s reps, according to Variety.
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The series are expected to be six to eight episodes long and produced by Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige.
Hawkeye will return to the big screen April 26 in “Avengers: Endgame.”