A new generation of “Avengers” is on the way. With Tony Stark, Black Widow, Captain America, and most likely Spider-Man out of the picture, Marvel‘s not only going to be looking for an infusion of new blood in the next few years, but young blood. Possibly stepping into the fill the shoes of the teenaged Peter Parker, Ms. Marvel, aka Kamala Khan, is already one adolescent hero that will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But there’s also another waiting in the wings to play Kate Bishop, Hawkeye‘s protégé.
Variety is reporting that “Transformers” and “Pitch Perfect” star Hailee Steinfeld is being eyed to play Bishop and Marvel has offered her this lead role. Bishop in the comics, takes over the Hawkeye mantel from Clint Barton and the Disney Plus series starring Jeremy Renner is expected to the same torch-passing narrative.
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Marvel is definitely in a kind of hand-off mode now. Renner’s Barton is expected to retire—the character actually attempted to do so in ‘Civil War,‘ before being called back to active duty— and then...
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