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Marvel Studios had plans for a 'Hawkeye' movie before pitching a Disney Plus TV series instead

Marvel Studios had plans for a 'Hawkeye' movie before pitching a Disney Plus TV series instead
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Marvel Studios planned to make a "Hawkeye" movie starring Jeremy Renner before deciding to make a Disney Plus TV series instead, Bloomberg said in a Disney Plus report published on Thursday.




Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige was "nervous about his pitch" for the Disney Plus series, Bloomberg said.




But Feige told Bloomberg that Renner "totally got it and said, 'Let's do it.'"




Disney Plus launches November 12 and "Hawkeye" debuts on the service in fall 2021.




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The Marvel Cinematic Universe's master sharpshooter Hawkeye almost starred in a big-screen solo adventure.
Marvel Studios had plans for a "Hawkeye" movie starring Jeremy Renner who played the character in the "Avengers" movies before the Disney Plus TV series manifested, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
Bloomberg said that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, who was also recently named chief creative officer of Marvel, was "nervous about his pitch" to Renner for a TV series because Marvel already had a deal for Renner to star in a movie based on the character.
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