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First Social Media Reactions to Marvel's Hawkeye Are Out

Initial reactions to the first two episodes of the Disney+ Marvel series are overwhelmingly positive.


The first reactions to Marvel's Hawkeye, the next series to hit the Disney+ streaming service, and they're overwhelmingly--though not universally--positive. Hawkeye is in a weird place in the MCU's history. Dropping the show just in time for Thanksgiving makes sense thanks to its Christmas trappings, but this street-level Marvel show is releasing right between our formal introduction to Cosmic Marvel--The Eternals--and our first adventure into the multiverse with Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Positive responses praise the chemistry between Hailee Steinfeld's new archer, Kate Bishop, and Jeremy Renner's seasoned Clint Barton, as well as the comparatively relatable stakes of the series and the exciting opening sequence of the show:

More critical reactions, however, called the first two episodes of the show 'lukewarm' and 'cobbled together,' including our own Mason Downey:

Hawkeye debuts with its first two episodes on Disney+ on November 24, 2021. November 12's Disney+ Day offered up a lot of big announcements about upcoming TV shows and movies coming to the service. The first sizzle reel for the Star Wars Obi-Wan show arrived, which featured director Deborah Chow and star Ewan McGregor talking about the upcoming series. The Big Hero 6 spinoff Baymax got its first trailer, and Baymax is just as charming as you remember. Willow got a "meet the cast" video that is way funnier than it needs to be. The beloved Predator films are getting a prequel movie on Hulu. And Marvel made a lot of announcements about upcoming TV series.

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