Set in post-blip New York City, Hawkeye sees former Avenger Clint Barton on a seemingly simple mission: get back to his family for Christmas. Possible? Maybe with the help of Kate Bishop, a 22-year-old archer with dreams of becoming a super hero. The two are forced to work together when a presence from Barton’s past threatens to derail far more than the festive spirit.
Helmed by Rhys Thomas (pictured above, right) and directing duo Bert and Bertie, the series sees the return of Jeremy Renner as Clint and introduces Hailee Steinfeld (above left) as Kate Bishop.
We spoke to Rhys Thomas about being part of the MCU and shooting a show set at Christmas…
I mean I don’t want to be responsible for sending young kids into the thing but yeah, this is fun! It’s Marvel, it has action, but we tried to keep it quite light. It’s specifically for 12-and-a half-year-olds, that was our audience haha. No, hopefully, it’s for everyone.
I have a six-year-old and just as you asked that I was like ‘would I let her watch it?’ and I don’t think there’s anything in there I would worry about.
That's pretty much me. The 'good' eye is ridiculously short sighted. I'm great when it comes to things up close, without the glasses, I can see all sorts of detail. But for distance its terrible, especially at night. No way I could drive a car.For myself I've been described as blind in one eye and can't see out of the other.
Oh that's absolutely true. But if you are going to be part of competitive archery you're going to need really, really, good equipment. Because at the top levels the difference between archers is very little. I'd compare it to tennis. If you are an elite player you can beat most anyone with an old fashioned racket (the small ones). But if you are playing another elite player the app. 1% advantage that a modern large racket gives an elite player is often telling. --- I'm no connoisseur of archery, but you don't see cheap bows in the Olympics, even regional competitions will have a great number of high end bows and arrows.
So for a budget of around 150 to 200 USD you can get a decent bow and arrows for you to start practising archery. It is not an expansive sport, unless you make it. If you're cheap, you can walk into bush and make a bushbow with a string next to nothing.
If you can see around 100 meters, you're golden. So even with bad eyes you can get into and with a good trainer you can learn how to compensate having the good eye on the bad side. It should not stop you, if you want to do it.
That's why I said that archery is not a noble sport. It is not a richman's hobby. Hawkeye's special arrows though are going to need a fat wallet. But here's the thing, how is the young female, soon to replace Clint, any different from DC's green arrow?
https://www.reddit.com/r/Archery/comments/xmjvtI shoot an Olympic level bow with arrows to match and I couldn't see how anyone could spend over $4,000 on their equipment.
Totals to $2,750. My numbers were rounded upwards using all the most expensive equipment.
- Riser - $800
- Limbs - $800
- Sight - $250
- Stabilizer Setup and Weights System - $500
- Arrows - $400 per dozen