Echo in Development to Spin out of Hawkeye
It shouldn’t be a surprise but the character Echo is reportedly getting a spinoff television series. The character will debut in the upcoming Hawkeye series which will air on Disney+. Echo will be played by Alaqua Cox. Etan Cohen and Emily Cohen are attached to write and executive produce the show.
Echo in comics is Maya Lopez a deaf Native American character who has the ability to perfectly copy another person’s movements. That can include fighting styles that makes her a formidable opponent. The character has orbited other heroes like Daredevil (who has had a television series) and Moon Knight (who will have an upcoming series). Echo also was the first person to hold the title of Ronin, the identity Clint Barton, aka Hawkeye, sported in Avengers: Endgame.
The character was created by David Mack and Joe Quesada and debuted as Echo in Daredevil #9 in 1999 and debuted as Ronin in The New Avengers #11 in November 2005.