The Hawkeye Season 2 is the product of MCU. MCU is ‘Marvel Cinematic Universe’ that has always had a huge fanbase that spans the whole world, with millions loving the superheroes and how they fight and win against antagonistic evil forces. Good triumphs over evil have always been a mandate in the MCU and is why we love the movies so much.
During the pandemic, with the rise of OTT platforms over the past few years, MCU has shifted its focus to the smaller screens as well and has achieved roaring success on platforms like Disney+ with their unique and action-adventure packed miniseries and TV shows with our favorite Marvel characters for the viewers to stream and enjoy binge-watching.
Miniseries like Wanda Vision, Loki, What If…? etc. have been churned out constantly for the past few years and are a crowd favorite. So, it was a given that when the announcement of our favorite master archer from the Avengers to join the miniseries bandwagon came out, fans could not contain their excitement.
Hawkeye Season 2 Plot
MCU’s Hawkeye is the fifth television miniseries produced by Marvel Studios in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the storyline in Season 1 picks up after the events of the iconic blockbuster MCU movie Avengers: Endgame, which was released back in 2019. The miniseries features one of the best former Avengers and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Clint Barton; or as he is more often known Hawkeye. The miniseries also introduces the new character Kate Bishop in the Marvel Cinematic Universe from the original Marvel Comics. Both Clint and Kate play the titular roles in the American Marvel miniseries. Set in the year 2023 holidays which is a few months after the events of Avengers: Endgame, the series.
A blast from the past, i.e. Ronin, a ruthless scourge of the criminal underworld disrupts Clint trying to make up for lost time with his family, and his kids who are still dealing with the ramifications and adjusting to life after the five long years Thanos wiped and stole from him due to the ’Blip’. Clint discovers that another evil has donned the personal of Clint’s old evil alter ego of Ronin during those five long years in oblivion and darkness. Barton partners up with Kate Bishop to deal and confront with the enemies he had made in the past as he alter ego to salvage his family and go back to them for Christmas.
The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kate Bishop, becomes Barton’s protegee. Bishop has been idolizing Clint Barton since her childhood and wants to become like him- a skilled archer. She trains to pick up and take over Barton’s mantle of Hawkeye one day. Self-taught, her skills and her badass, smart and witty personality shine through in the whole series as she draws Clint Barton’s attention when she masquerades as his alter ego, Ronin.
Hawkeye Season 2 cast and characters
The American television miniseries boats of a stellar and star studded cast. With the famous and talented Jeremy Renner reprising his role of former Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent and master shooter, Clint Barton/Hawkeye from the previous film series of MCU, the miniseries also stars the American actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld, who plays the role of Kate Bishop in the show.
Big names in Hollywood like Tony Dalton who stars as Jack Duquesne, Fra Fee who plays Kazimierz “Kazi” Kazimierczak, Brain d’Arcy James who stars as the dead father of Kate Bishop i.e. Derek Bishop, Linda Cardellini who plays Clint Barton’s wife Laura Barton, and of the very talented actress Vera Farmiga plays the CEO of Bishop Security Eleanor Bishop, who is also Kate Bishop’s mother.
The miniseries also stars the stellar actress Florence Pugh, who plays Yelena Belova, a deadly assassin an highly trained spy and the sister of the late Natasha Romanoff who died in Endgame; along with Vincent D’Onofrio playing a crime lord in New York named Wilson Fisk, who has connections with Kate’s mother Eleanor Bishop.
Hawkeye Season 2 Release Date
Created by Jonathan Igla (who also was the head writer for the project along with Rhys Thomas as the head of the directing team), Hawkeye is the fifth MCU American miniseries and a part of Phase Four of MCU. When Marvel Studios announced that they would release a live-action miniseries revolving around Hawkeye, fans were beyond ecstatic and eagerly waited for the series to be released so that they could stream and binge-watch it.
The first two episodes of the miniseries were debuted on Disney+ on November 24, 2021, and the remaining four were premiered weekly. The last episode of the iconic action-adventure television mini-series was concluded on December 22.
Hawkeye Season 2 Reviews and Reception
Hawkeye has received glowing reviews from viewers and critics alike. Packed with drama and action sequences which the viewer’s watch with bated breath, the fifth live action miniseries of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not fail to disappoint. Critics have praised the cast; Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld for their amazing acting, along with the creative direction and the choreography of the fight and action sequences, the archery antics of Hawkeye and the various comical quips and witty dialogues.
In fact, the series has been submitted for Emmy in the comedy categories and not in the miniseries category, as is usually presumed and prevalent. Wit and humor to tickle the funny bones of the audience and an engaging action-adventure packed script to keep them hooked, MCU’s Hawkeye sure does not fail to deliver.
Hawkeye Season 2 Trailer
The miniseries shot for Emmy does indicate a Hawkeye Season 2 on the horizon, although MCU seldom does release second seasons for its miniseries. However, the American miniseries Hawkeye might as well be an exception to the rule. Its huge fanbase awaits the announcement for a second season and yearn for more Hawkeye adventures and funny quips.
Still, hope is prevalent for Loki has already shown us that the Marvel Studios do consider continuing stories if there is scope for more, which is exactly what the fans want. While there has been no official announcement for a second season of Hawkeye nor any formal discussions, Marvel might be secretly considering it. Us fans can only hope and keep our fingers crossed for the same.
Where to watch Hawkeye Season 2 series?
While we wait, we can watch the series on Netflix. Moreover, it’s still not clear whether we will get another season or not. So till then, viewers can stream the spin-off of the show, Echo.