Just over a year after suffering a near-fatal accident, Jeremy Renner referred to his possible return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Hawkeye (Hawk Eye). In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonightthe 53-year-old actor left the door open to return to the superhero franchisedespite still facing an extensive recovery from the injuries he suffered.
Renner has already returned to the ring with the filming of the third season of Mayor of Kingstown, from Paramount+. However, the artist has expressed confidence in getting physically ready to resume the role of Clint Barton in the Marvel Studios saga. Although he made it clear that the final word for his possible return will be from Kevin Feige and company.
“I’m always ready. I’ll be strong enough, that’s for sure. I’ll be ready. All those guys (because of the distribution of The Avengers) were by my side and accompanied me throughout this recovery. So yes, if they want me, they can have me,” said Jeremy Renner about his chances of returning as Hawkeye in future MCU productions.
Although the actor’s last leading appearance in the Marvel saga was with the series Hawkeyefrom Disney+, at the end of 2021, we were recently able to see it briefly in the first chapter of the miniseries Threw out. It is not yet known if the idea of those led by Feige is to bring back the character of Jeremy Renner in phase 6 productions.
Let’s keep in mind that avengers 5 —known until the dismissal of Jonathan Majors as The Kang Dynasty— will arrive in mid-2026. Marvel Studios’ intention was to start filming at the beginning of this year, although this had to be postponed due to the departure of the aforementioned actor. For its part, Avengers: Secret Wars is scheduled for release in May 2027. If Jeremy Renner ends up involved in these projects, He still has time to progress with his injury recovery.
Jeremy Renner and the aftermath of a near-fatal accident
Jeremy Renner’s life changed on January 1, 2023, when he suffered a serious accident that almost cost him his life. The actor was run over and crushed by a 6,500-kilogram snowplow when he was trying to tow his nephew’s truck that had gotten stuck in the snow.
The interpreter had to be urgently hospitalized and underwent surgery due to the severity of the injuries. According to reports at the time, the incident caused 30 fractures and one chest trauma. After a couple of weeks in intensive care, she was discharged to face the extensive recovery at home.
While Jeremy Renner was able to walk again about 10 weeks after the accident, he had to dedicate all of 2023 to treating his injuries. In his recent interview with Entertainment Tonightrecognized that the rehabilitation work They will be part of the rest of your life.
Furthermore, the actor mentioned that he is already doing “90% of the things he should” and that he believes that In about six months he will be even fitter. “I have to set goals. I will do whatever, whatever it takes to get better and stronger,” she noted. For now, Renner periodically shares the progress in her physical recovery through her Instagram account.