Hailee Steinfeld, who most recently starred opposite a giant computer robot masquerading as a crappy auto in Bumblebee, is joining another major franchise: Variety reports that Steinfeld has signed on to star in Hawkeye, one of a handful of new series Marvel is developing for Disney+. I'm excited that Kate Bishop is getting her time to shine, and if it is Hailee Steinfeld bringing her to life, at least we know that she'll knock it out of the park. Within the comics, Bishop turns into Hawkeye after Clint Barton and can be a member of the Younger Avengers. Disney hasn't yet confirmed this casting news. This will be an integral part of a cohesive MCU.
Less than a year after helping to revitalize the Transformers franchise, Hailee Steinfeld could be headed to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has already signed on to reprise his role in the Disney+ limited series. And the Elizabeth Olsen/Paul Bettany-fronted WandaVision is being touted as an essential story prequel to the feature film Doctor Strange 2.
Neither Disney nor reps for Steinfeld have officially commented on the matter, but word is that the Bumblebee actress has officially been offered the lead role in the upcoming Marvel series.More news: Von der Leyen unveils 'geopolitical Commission'
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Hawkeye is now targeting a Fall 2021 premiere date.
Hawkeye is expected to stream in fall 2021, and is among multiple Disney+ series in the works at Marvel Studios. But for right now, I'm going to rewatch The Edge of Seventeen and cry over how much I love Hailee Steinfeld.
If it all shakes out then this won't be Steinfeld's first brush with Marvel; she voiced Spider-Gwen in the critically acclaimed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.