Wednesday TV: ‘Hawkeye’ Flies Again

Jeremy Renner, already the star of a grittier streaming series, “The Mayor of Kingston,” has a lighter role as “Hawkeye” (Disney+, streaming), the latest Marvel character with his own series. Hailee Steinfeld and Florence Pugh reprise their big screen roles as well. 

A 10-year-old Chicagoan is intent on getting the greatest video game of the 80s under the tree in the new comedy “8-Bit Christmas” (HBO Max, streaming), which stars Neil Patrick Harris and Steve Zahn.

Another new holiday film today, “A Boy Called Christmas” (Netflix, streaming), focuses on the early days of Father Christmas. Henry Lawfull, Jim Broadbent, Sally Hawkins, Toby Jones, Maggie Smith, Kristen Wiig and Stephen Merchant star.

Halle Berry stars and directs “Bruised” (Netflix, streaming), about a mixed martial arts fighter who gets involved in underground fights. Adam Canto and Shamier Anderson co-star.

From the studio that gave you “Wallace & Gromit,” here’s the animated short “Robin Robin” (Netflix, streaming), about a bird who had been raised by mice. The voice cast includes Bronte Carmichael, Gillian Anderson and Richard E. Grant. 

“Selling Sunset” (Netflix, streaming) returns for a fourth season, with the female agents as extravagant as the properties they’re now rich enough to buy themselves.

Kevin Hart takes on a dramatic role in the limited series “True Story” (Netflix, streaming) as a popular comedian who wakes up next to a dead body after a hometown arena gig in Philadelphia. Things just keep getting worse, in part due to his troubled older brother, played by Wesley Snipes. It’s not great.

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