To date Netflix has been knocking it out of the park when it comes to their edgier portrayal of superheroes in their television productions.
Their version of ‘The Punisher’ who is played by Jon Bernthal has really fast become the most definitive version of the character, which is something of an achievement given that three movies tried pretty hard, but were never quite able to nail it.
This attention to detail and exploration of character has gotten the attention of a great many people including actor Jeremy Renner who plays Hawkeye in the ‘Avengers’ movies.
While talking to fans at Silicon Valley Comic Con, Renner said he’d be up for reprising the superhero on a Netflix series, as he thinks the streaming service would be a good platform to dig deeper into the character.
“I think that’s actually a really great model, if there’s ever a way to explore the character, maybe it’s in that world,” he explained. “These are things that are really not in my control, but I’d be open to it. I’ve really enjoyed getting to explore the character more recently.
“The Netflix model is where all the character drama goes to now. You’re doing a superhero movie or a Netflix or HBO kind of model. So I’d be open to it. Not up to me, though.”
If this were to ever happen ‘Hawkeye’ would join a superhero line-up that includes ‘Daredevil’, ‘Jessica Jones’, ‘Luke Cage’ and ‘Iron Fist’.
Of course I like many fans would love to see Bernthal get his own series as ‘The Punisher’ especially having now seen him in action. So lets hope Marvel and Netflix are paying attention.