Jeremy Renner: Hawkeye has 'sweet' powers too

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 30 April 2015
Jeremy Renner

Jeremy Renner

'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' star Jeremy Renner has denied his 'Avengers' character Hawkeye is among the lesser of the superheroes

Jeremy Renner has denied his 'Avengers' character Hawkeye is among the lesser of the superheroes.

The 44-year-old actor, who stars in 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron', has claimed that although his on-screen character doesn't boast the obvious supernatural powers of Thor and Hulk, he's a worthy member of the team.

He told 'The Tonight Show': "When you're on a team with the Hulk and Thor and we're all up there on the movie screen; will people believe that I'm not quite as tough, will anyone even notice me.

"Listen, I've got powers too and they're pretty sweet. I promise I can do so much more than just archery."

This comes shortly after Jeremy revealed he's not a comic book fan.

Despite starring as one of the central characters in the Marvel universe, Jeremy doesn't know much about the origins of the characters.

He recently said: "I don't really read comics."

Jeremy also revealed he spoke to co-stars Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr. before returning for the follow up movie.

He explained: "I remember talking about, not the specifics of but the ideas of what happens to Hawkeye in this movie with Downey and [director Joss Whedon] and Ruffalo.

"There were some very cool ideas and we were able to implement them in this film, which was very, very exciting."

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