Had it not been for COVID-19, we would have already gotten Black Widow last May and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier this month. Since the MCU’s return has been delayed to November, concept artist Andy Park has decided to share with us a stab at Kate Bishop in the MCU.
Check her out:
This was actually made for the Hawkeye series coming to Disney+, but we don’t know if this is going to be close to the final design. Personally, I love it. It feels like a natural progression from Clint Barton’s Hawkeye outfit, but at the same time, the shades really give Kate that personality; add to that the bandaids and patches throughout her body.
While it hasn’t been officially announced, it’s been said that Bumblebee star Hailee Steinfeld has been officially cast as Kate Bishop in the Hawkeye miniseries. We don’t know how large Kate’s role is going to be in the MCU, but I expect that the torch will eventually pass on to her, what with all of Hawkeye’s fellow Avengers having retired (or died) in Avengers: Endgame.
We don’t know exactly what to expect with the Hawkeye series, but everyone is suspecting that we’re going to watch Hawkeye train whoever is going to replace him in the Avengers. While Kate should be the main focus of the show, I’m sure a lot of fans want to focus on Hawkeye’s origin before the MCU. Maybe even explore his relationship with Black Widow when she decides to enlist for SHIELD.
No release date has been set for Disney+’s Hawkeye, but the series was expected to come out in the fall of 2021.