Michael Pena was easily one of the best parts of Ant-Man, but he may not even appear in its sequel.
Pena revealed that he hasn’t received a call yet to return in Ant-Man and the Wasp, the sequel to the 2014 movie starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas. The movie is set to start shooting this summer, so it does indeed seem to be cutting it close to the deadline if he were to reprise his role as the scene-stealing Luis.
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While Disney California Adventure is in the middle of renovating Twilight Zone’s Tower Of Terror in Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout, work is ongoing to bring Marvel into other Disney theme parks around the globe. Of course, an outstanding deal with Universal Orlando prevents Marvel rides from coming to Walt Disney World, but that isn’t stopping the comic book characters from invading Disney theme parks internationally. Hong Kong Disneyland recently opened up the Iron Man Experience attraction (based on the popular Star Tours ride vehicle). And now we get a first look at Hong Kong Disneyland’s second Marvel ride. Hit the jump to see the concept art and learn more.
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Posted on Friday, February 10th, 2017 by Jacob Hall
When most actors join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they sign a contract with their own blood, binding their soul to the franchise until they fulfill their number of movies or sacrifice That Which They Love The Most before the statue of Stan Lee hidden in crawlspace under the McGraw Hill Building in New York City. But not Michael Douglas. Oh, no. When the Academy Award-winning living legend signed on to play the aging former superhero Hank Pym in Ant-Man, he only signed on for a single movie, leaving his involvement in the upcoming sequel a big question mark.
Well, it’s time to straighten out that question mark into an exclamation point because Douglas has now confirmed that he’ll be back for Ant-Man and the Wasp.
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