The actor would play Kate Bishop, protege to Jeremy Renner's Avenger.
Hawkeye is targeting Hailee Steinfeld. The actor is in early talks to star in the Disney+ series opposite Jeremy Renner, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She would play Kate Bishop, a young hero trained by Clint Barton (Renner) to fight crime with the help of a bow and arrow.
In the comics, Kate Bishop debuted in 2005's Young Avengers No. 1 and was created by Wonder Woman screenwriter Allan Heinberg and artist Jim Cheung. She started off as an amateur athlete who later joined the Young Avengers, a group of teen heroes inspired by the Avengers. Known for her sarcastic personality, Bishop quickly became a fan favorite, and went on to star in the critically acclaimed 2012 Hawkeye comic book, which saw her train under Barton. She eventually took up his mantle, toplining the 2017 Hawkeye series.