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There’s a huge Marvel movie coming out soon. A Marvel film untold millions have been clamoring for. A Marvel film that will change everything. I’m talking, of course, about Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Some new Ant-Man and the Wasp images have just crawled their way online, along with details about the super-sequel.

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The Russo Brothers aren’t the only filmmakers involved with Avengers: Infinity War. During a /Film Infinity War interview, the Russos confirmed that the mega-sequel will involve multiple creative voices from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Four Great Marvel Movie Audio Commentaries

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Marvel has been a giant machine conquering the global box-office ever since they kicked down Hollywood’s door a decade ago with Iron Man. In less than 10 years, Marvel President Kevin Feige and all involved made the Marvel logo mean something to audiences everywhere. It’s quite an extraordinary feat, one that couldn’t have been pulled off without the long, long list of great talent they’ve hired. That talent also produces some fun audio commentaries.

Marvel’s finest movies, like this weekend’s Black Panther, have struck a balance between art and commerce, and that’s a running theme throughout the commentaries for Marvel’s movies: trying to make a popcorn movie with taste, substance, and above all, character. There’s very little talk of special effects, as most of the conversations revolve around character, but maybe that’s not surprising since the Disney-owned studio has always maintained the characters are the stars of these movies. Years of work went into getting these superheroes right, which you can hear all about in some of the Marvel commentaries recommended below.

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ant-man and the wasp trailer

Right on the heels of fellow Marvel movie Black Panther‘s rapturous premiere, the first Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer has been released by Marvel Studios.

The sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd as the titular superhero, Ant-Man and the Wasp sees Evangeline Lilly‘s Hope van Dyne finally getting the chance to step into her own super suit.

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ant-man and the wasp genre

“Superhero fatigue” is a term that’s been on the tip of everyone’s tongues for the past decade, but for the most part, Marvel has managed to avoid that condemnation. Why? Because the comic book studio has put a genre twist on their standard formula for nearly every film: Captain America: The Winter Soldier was a political thriller, Guardians of the Galaxy flaunted its trippy space opera inspirations, Spider-Man: Homecoming recalled John Hughes teen comedies.

The first Ant-Man received the genre film treatment with a superhero twist on the heist movie, and its sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp promises to dip into a genre that Marvel has never touched before: the romantic-comedy. I mean, when you cast Paul Rudd, how could you not make a rom-com?

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Judy Greer Returning for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

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Ant-Man and the Wasp is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. Some new additions to the sequel’s cast, including Michelle Pfeiffer and Laurence Fishburne, were recently revealed at San Diego Comic-Con. Now, a star from the first movie is confirmed to return: Judy Greer will be back as Maggie Lang.

Below, learn more about Ant-Man and the Wasp.

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ant-man and the wasp cast

The great Michelle Pfeiffer is returning to the world of superheroes. The actress is set to play the original Wasp, Janet van Dyne. “She was our dream choice when we were making the first film,” Marvel President Kevin Feige said at Comic-Con. We also learned Laurence Fishburne is playing the villain Dr. Bill Foster in the film, and which characters Walton Goggins (Vice Principles) and Hannah John-Kamen are playing.

Below, learn more about the Ant-Man and the Wasp cast.

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Walton Goggins Ant-Man and the Wasp

Did the Marvel Cinematic Universe just find a fun new villain? Actor Walton Goggins, who made waves as the smooth-talking antagonist Boyd Crowder on FX’s modern western Justified, has joined the cast of Peyton Reed‘s upcoming sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp. Here’s everything we know about the latest Walton Goggins Ant-Man and the Wasp news.
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Ant-Man MCU

One of the joys of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that everything is connected, at least in theory. But some superheroes within it are more connected than others. While Black Widow seems to be friends with pretty much everyone, for instance, Star-Lord is floating around the galaxy doing his own thing. And despite the fact that Ant-Man’s already met most of the Avengers in Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man and the Wasp director Peyton Reed says he’d like to keep that franchise in “its own little corner” of the MCU.  Read More »

Ant-Man and the Wasp

We’re trying to tread carefully while writing about Captain America: Civil War. There’s plenty of story in the Marvel project that the trailers and TV spots have yet to spoil. If you’re excited for the film and want to know absolutely nothing else about the story until it hits theaters, then be careful what you read over the next few weeks.

While there aren’t any massive spoilers ahead, since this part of Captain America: Civil War has sadly already been revealed in various toys on shelves now, we do discuss a great action moment that you might want to wait and see for yourself. Read Feige’s comments on the film and Ant-Man and the Wasp at your own discretion.

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