Marvel Studios may be including an fascinating Daredevil character to the Hawkeye Disney+ collection. This character might trace in the direction of the Marvel Cinematic Universe addressing the hero’s listening to for the primary time too. Within the comics, Clint Barton misplaced 80% of his listening to after utilizing a sonic arrow, however it has but to be seen on the large display and comedian ebook followers have been questioning if it might ever turn into part of the hero’s story arc.
Based on new casting rumors, Marvel Studios is on the lookout for “deaf feminine, Native American, First Nations, Indigenous or Latinx, 18 or older,” for a job in an undisclosed Disney+ collection. Might this be the function of Maya Lopez/Echo? The casting report says that the title of the character is “Malia,” which might very properly be a pretend title, since Marvel Studios would clearly be trying to preserve this below wraps. Maya Lopez is a really fascinating character within the comics and she or he might convey a Daredevil connection to the Hawkeye collection.
Maya Lopez, aka Echo, is a deaf Native American who possesses photographic reflexes, very like Taskmaster, who’s within the forthcoming Black Widow film. These talents permit her to imitate bodily talents and makes her virtually unstoppable. As well as, she was as soon as in a relationship with Matt Murdock, aka Daredevil. There’s additionally one other connection to Clint Barton since she takes on the Ronin moniker within the New Avengers. Whereas it hasn’t been confirmed that she will likely be part of the present, it might make a variety of sense and it might arrange some fairly massive shifts for the MCU on the identical time.
Disney+ has The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision on faucet to premiere later this 12 months, and they’re attempting actually laborious to make it possible for occurs. Together with these two reveals and Hawkeye, the streaming service additionally has Loki, Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk in improvement, which might imply that this casting report is for one in every of these reveals, as a substitute of the standalone Clint Barton storyline. The leisure enterprise has largely been positioned on maintain because of the world’s present state of affairs, however issues seem to be they could get again to no matter our new regular quickly.
Hawkeye was initially heading in the right direction for a 2021 launch date on Disney+, however it’s unclear if that can occur presently. Productions that have been underway needed to halt and issues that have been scheduled needed to be postponed, making a domino impact of delayed launch dates and cancelations. It was reported that Jeremy Renner began coaching for the collection again in March, which might nonetheless be happening, although it hints that manufacturing was most likely about to start out throughout the subsequent few months. Proper now, it is too quickly to inform if the present will likely be launched subsequent 12 months. Murphy’s Multiverse was the primary to report on the attainable Hawkeye casting of Echo.