Though Hawkman may have perished fairly early on in the quest to stop Vandal Savage (Casper Crump), executive producers for the show teased that the time travel angle of DC's Legends of Tomorrow would open the door for Hawkman to return. That appears to be the case as Hentschel and Renée have both, recently posted photos of the two hanging out which would seem to indicate that Hentschel will indeed be returning.
When heroes alone are not enough… the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?