Hailee Steinfeld Was Marvels First Choice to Play Kate Bishop In Hawkeye

Hailee Steinfeld is and always was meant to be Kate Bishop on Hawkeye!

As soon as the actress was seen on set in full costume, fans immediately took to social media to share how much she looked like Kate in the Marvel comics.

During her appearance on The Tonight Show this week, host Jimmy Fallon showed Hailee a video of Marvel boss Kevin Feige saying that she was actually their No. 1 choice for the hero.

Click inside to see what he said…

“We had an ideal casting, which was Hailee Steinfeld. Like, wouldn’t it be great if she, if it’s her or somebody like her,” Kevin says in a video clip. “‘Well let’s see, let’s see if she would be interested in our world, we don’t know.’ And thankfully she was.”

A bit taken aback, Hailee replied, “Oh my god… Crazy… I mean, I’m just so honored to be a part of something so incredible, and to have somebody like Kevin Feige and the whole Marvel team, and everyone involved, believe in me enough to take on this incredible role of Kate Bishop is an honor.”

Hit play on the video below to watch!

If you missed it, see what Hailee shared about working with this other Marvel star…

https://youtube.com/watch?v=3vQ8CDrfItw%3Fstart%3D62
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