Marvel’s youngest hero returns to the big screen. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is the next movie in the franchise Marvel Cinematic Universein theaters in February.
Quantumania is the third solo outing for Paul Rudd’s size-shifting hero, Scott Lang, following 2015’s Ant-Man and 2018’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. It’s the 31st MCU movie overall, but more importantly the first installment in the MCU level five — which means this new movie introduces some major new villains, and sets the stage for some huge changes to the Marvel film franchise.
The latest trailer reveals a high-stakes fight between Scott and the MCU’s new main antagonist. Here’s everything you need to know about Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, including release date, cast, plot, and trailers.
When will Ant-Man be released?
Ant-Man 3 is coming to theaters Friday, February 17th.
Quantumania will be the first blockbuster to hit theaters after the huge success of Avatar: The Way of Water, which premiered in December and is still going strong at the worldwide box office.
Who’s on the Ant-Man 3 team?
Returning director Peyton Reed has once again cast Paul Rudd as Scott Lang and Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne, whose parents are played by Michelle Pfeiffer and Michael Douglas.
David Dastmalchian is also returning, though he may be playing a different character than he was in the first two Ant movies. Lang’s daughter Cassie is played by Katherine Newton, star of Big Little Lies, Freaky, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
Jonathan Majors It follows his appearance in the final episode of Disney Plus Marvel’s Loki, playing the villainous Kang.
It stars William Jackson Harper, Katie O’Brien, and Bill Murray. yes, That Bill Murray.
What is the plot?
Having rescued Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm in the previous Ant-Man and the Wasp movie, the Ant-gang returns to the quantum microbiome. This time Cassie is all the way, as Scott tries to regain the time he lost with his troubled teenage daughter. According to the trailer, he’s struck a deal with the villainous Kang – something that, of course, goes wrong.
Who is the villain?
Jonathan Majors may have already appeared as Kang, but this is a different version of the character. The Kang we met in Loki was a being called He-Who-Remains, who prevented the universe from splitting into infinite parallel timelines, aka the multiverse. Loki’s intervention has seen these parallel universes return, and we’ve seen the results in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
The new movie also features the MCU debut of MODOK, a comic book character who goes by the name Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing. A sort of cyborg mind, he previously appeared in the Hulu animated comedy series, voiced by Patton Oswalt, and in the 2020 Avengers game. In Quantumania, MODOK is played by Corey Stoll, who previously played the villain Yellowjacket in the first Ant-Man movie.
It’s not clear how MODOK or Kang ended up in the Quantum Realm, but it looks like this is just the beginning of the MCU’s new big bad. The character who would become Kang was first seen in Marvel Comic Fantastic Four #19 in 1963, created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby. Initially a criminal from the far future who traveled through time and conquered ancient Egypt, he is later seen in more comics dubbed Kang the Conqueror. His unchecked time travel has created many different versions of the character, and in the post-Multiverse Phase 5 MCU films, we’ll definitely see more of him.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trailer
Here’s the first trailer, released in October, that kicks off with a more comic tone typical of Ant-Man.
The second trailer, released in January, was darker and emphasized drama and adventure.
When will it be on Disney Plus?
Way too early to say. Quantumania will flow Disney Plus Ultimately, although the home release date of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming Feb. 1) Proposed Disney is making us wait even longer to catch the new Marvel movies at home compared to earlier in the epidemic era.
What’s next for the MCU?
We know Kang will be a major antagonist – like Thanos before him – because Phase 5 is building for a movie called The Avengers: Kang Dynasty In the year 2025.
Here it is The full list for the rest of Phase 5from Quantumania to the next few years for theatrical films and streaming series.
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