Of all the characters in Marvel's The Avengers line-up, only Black Widow and Hawkeye have not gotten their own solo cinematic adventures. We often hear about the possibility of a Black Widow movie, but things are much quieter on the Hawkeye front. That seems to be okay with actor Jeremy Renner, who first appeared as the character in 2011's Thor. He sees Hawkeye as a utility player and doesn't feel the character needs his own movie.
Then he goes onto tease Hawkeye's presence in Captain America 3.
Speaking with MTV, the actor reveals that he is just happy being part of the group.
"I'm happy to be the ensemble. I'm not scratching or clawing to do a solo movie by any means. I think he's a utility guy that can bounce around into other people's universes a little bit, especially like 'Cap 3.' There are whispers of that, so who knows, man?"
Does this mean Hawkeye is confirmed for Captain America 3? It's something we've been hearing a lot lately, but we haven't gotten an official confirmation from Marvel or Disney.
"What Joss and I initially talked about, and even Feige and I talked about...Joss and I had been friends for a long time, and we talked with Downey and Ruffalo about where we wanted to go with the script. Ultimately, Joss, I think, realized he was doing the impossible in having to write Marvel's The Avengers. That is an impossibility, and he pulled it out. The only way he could do it, and have me in the movie with any sort of sizable part, was to be the bad guy essentially. And be...Not Hawkeye...It's a tough introduction to the character. Its not what we talked about, and what got me excited about doing the movie. But that's fine. I again, trust in him.
We got to put it in the second one. Pretty much what we talked about for the first one is really what we are able to put into the second one. And ten fold. It has more weight, and its great because of it."
What do you think? Do you want to see Hawkeye get his own movie? Or is he better suited to providing back-up in movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron, where he'll next be seen, and possibly Captain America 3?
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