Joss Whedon revealed to OnTheRedCarpet.com at San Diego Comic Con that Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) will in fact be portraying Hawkeye in The Avengers!!
“I’m writing and directing it,” Whedon recently said at the pop culture convention. “There will be some avenging that takes place during the film and that’s about all I can tell you. I think it’s well-known that Jeremy Renner is joining us as Hawkeye, which is so exciting for me and the rest of the cast.”
You can watch the interview for yourself below.
Renner joined the rest of The Avengers cast onstage at San Diego Comic Con during the Marvel Studios panel.