Variety is exclusively reporting that their sources claim that Hailee Steinfeld has been offered a lead role opposite Jeremy Renner for the upcoming Marvel series Hawkeye at Disney Plus.
The series will explore Clint Barton’s time as Ronin after the events of Avengers: Infinity War, whilst also being a mentor to Kate Bishop, who in the comics takes up the mantle of Hawkeye as well.
The report states that Hailee Steinfeld (whose credits include The Edge of Seventeen and Bumblebee) could be set to play the role of Kate Bishop, who in Marvel comics takes up the mantle of Hawkeye after Clint Barton. Bishop also is a member of the group known as Young Avengers.
Jonathan Igla is attached to write and executive produce the Hawkeye series.