Newswire: Jeremy Renner broke both his goddamn arms filming Avengers: Infinity War

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Hawkeye is easily the least essential member of the Avengers—though he did let the team crash at his place in Age Of Ultron—but that doesn’t mean that Jeremy Renner phones in his performance. Just look at all the bantering with Scarlett Johansson in Civil War, who kicks his ass as Black Widow; or his attempts to establish a rapport with Chadwick Boseman, who kicks his ass as Black Panther. And Renner’s thrown himself into reprising his marksman role for Avengers: Infinity War that he fractured both his arms performing a stunt.

As Variety reports, Renner showed up to a press conference for the Karlovy Vary Film Festival with braces on both his arms, explaining that he’d fractured his left wrist and right elbow on the set of the Russo brothers‘ film. “That’s how it goes,” Renner said, Clint Barton-ishly. “It’s part of the ...