SDCC 2010: Jeremy Renner Is Hawkeye in The Avengers! Brian B. — July 23, 2010 in Movie News Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Comment During an interview with On the Red Carpet, director Joss Whedon confirmed recent rumors that actor Jeremy Renner is indeed playing the part of Hawkeye in The Avengers. Take a look below... Topics: Avengers, Captain America, Comic-Con, Iron Man, Thor Brian B.