Who Is Echo In Disney+'s Hawkeye and What Are Her Powers?

Hawkeye is coming this holiday season!

By Kyle Knight

September 13, 2021

The wait is finally over as fans have received the first official trailer for Disney+’s next Marvel TV Show, Hawkeye. The upcoming superhero show will of course feature Jeremy Renner as the star, as well as Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop.

But one character that was absent from the new trailer is Echo, who has been confirmed to be appearing in Disney+’s Hawkeye and will be portrayed by Alaqua Cox.

Nevertheless, here’s what to expect from the character Echo in Hawkeye and what role she’ll play in the upcoming show.

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Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye | Official Trailer | Disney+

Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye | Official Trailer | Disney+

Who Is Echo and What Are Her Powers In Hawkeye?

Echo, otherwise known as Maya Lopez, is a Native American who was born deaf.

Echo’s father was a secret mob enforcer who worked for the popular Spider-Man villain, Kingpin. One day Kingpin decided he would have Echo’s father killed, and then left a bloody handprint on her face. This handprint has become synonymous with Echo as her signature look.

Kingpin then took in Echo and deceived her about who killed her father. After raising her for many years he then had Echo infiltrate the life of Daredevil and convinced her that he was the one who killed her father.

After Echo battled with Daredevil, he managed to talk her round and explained that it was Kingpin who killed her father. She then shot Kingpin and left him blind for a period of time.

As for Echo’s powers, there have been various adaptations of the character with different abilities. Her most common powers are photographic reflexes, flight, interstellar travel, superhuman strength, superhuman durability, immortality, and being a superb mixed martial artist.

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When Does Hawkeye Release?

The next Disney+ Marvel show, Hawkeye, has been confirmed to be releasing on Wednesday, November 24th.

Unfortunately, there’s still a couple of months to go until we can get our hands on some new Marvel content. But fear not, as What If…? is still currently streaming, and Shang Chi has just hit movie theatres around the world.

Don’t forget to pick up a Disney+ subscription to watch Hawkeye as soon as it releases on the platform.

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Kyle Knight

Kyle is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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