Production Announced For ANT-MAN AND THE WASP
Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on Ant-Man and The Wasp. Viewers will be delighted to know that Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña and Michael Douglas will be returning to their roles from the original film that debuted in 2015 (Ant-Man.) They will be joined by Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer , Abby Ryder Fortson, Tip “T.I.” Harris, and David Dastmalchian who are also reprise their supporting roles.
The highly-anticipated follow-up welcomes Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, and Randall Park to the ensemble cast. “Ant-Man” director Peyton Reed (“Yes Man,” “The Break-Up”) returns to helm Marvel Studios’ action-adventure from a screenplay by Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers, Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari, and Paul Rudd. The film, which opens in U.S. theaters on July 6, 2018, will be filmed in Atlanta and San Francisco.
From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: “Ant-Man and The Wasp.” In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to re-balance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas) with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.
Ant-Man and The Wasp is produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard, Charles Newirth and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.