You might not be aware of this, but Marvel tends to add these things called “post-credits scenes” to their movies. They’re scenes that arrive after, or sometimes during the end credits. Crazy, I know! Ant-Man and the Wasp is the latest MCU film with post-credits scenes waiting to be dissected, and director Peyton Reed took some time to explain their connection to Avengers: Infinity War. Spoilers follow.
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Ant-Man and the Wasp just hit theaters this past weekend, and while director Peyton Reed was out promoting his new sequel, the conversation turned to the villain of the original movie. Ant-Man villain Darren Cross, AKA Yellowjacket, was assumed dead at the end of the 2015 movie, but in a new interview, Reed implies that things may not be as clear-cut as they seemed. Read More »
It should come as no surprise that Ant-Man and the Wasp topped the box office this weekend, and that it’s another sequel that has surpassed its predecessor in the opening weekend.
Ant-Man and the Wasp raked in $76 million at the domestic box office, coming in under the projections that had it making more than Doctor Strange‘s opening weekend of $85 million. It’s also the lowest opening for a Marvel Studios sequel, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing since the original opened to $57.2 million back in 2015. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, Ant-Man and the Wasp director Peyton Reed breaks down the kitchen fight between The Wasp and some nameless henchman. Plus, run through a bunch of Easter eggs from the Marvel Studios sequel you might have missed, and watch Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly have a miniature cooking session. Read More »
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Ant-Man and the Wasp is in theaters and I can now share with you my interview with director Peyton Reed. We get sidetracked talking about E.T., and then discuss how the development process of the sequel was different from the first film, the film’s close-up magic subplot, the films the inspired the sequel, how they accomplished the shrinking effects for the film, hidden easter eggs to look out for, the editing process, and how much longer the assembly edit of the film was.
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Compared to the previous Marvel film to hit theaters, the Ant-Man and the Wasp box office tracking looks like it has gone through a shrink ray. But the new projections for the Marvel Studios sequel aren’t small potatoes. Ant-Man and the Wasp is eyeing an $80 million opening weekend haul, which is peanuts compared to the behemoth that is Avengers: Infinity War. But it is still significantly higher than the box office debut of the first Ant-Man.
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One of the best and most visually entertaining sequences of Ant-Man was the miniature fight scene that started in Scott Lang’s (Paul Rudd) daughter’s toy set and evolved into a street fight featuring a giant Thomas the Tank Engine. Now Ant-Man and the Wasp will do you one even better: all that, but in a car chase.
The latest Ant-Man and the Wasp featurette promises us a car chase like we’ve never seen before. No, the explosions aren’t bigger and the cars aren’t nastier, but there is a whole lot of shrinking and growing involved.
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Director Peyton Reed is best known for directing Ant-Man and next month’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, but that wasn’t the first Marvel property he was attached to direct. In the early 2000s, Reed was hired to make a Fantastic Four movie at Fox, but it ended up falling apart. But in a new interview, he says he’s still keeping the dream alive and suggested there was a chance that his script could eventually make its way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It all hinges on the Disney/Fox acquisition. Read More »
Late Friday night, the first reactions to Marvel’s latest superhero sequel hit the web.
Ant-Man and the Wasp has been screened for critics, and the first reactions from social media have started to surface. So far, the buzz is pretty damn high with many calling it fun and hilarious, praising the creative use of size (both big and small), and one reaction even thinks it’s Marvel’s best sequel since Captain America: The Winter Soldier. That sounds like high praise, so without further adieu, we’ll let the reactions speak for themselves. Read More »
Fans’ heads are still spinning from the ending of Avengers: Infinity War, but Marvel Studios is barreling on with Ant-Man and the Wasp, the 20th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that hits theaters next month. In a newly-released Ant-Man and the Wasp clip, we get to see Evangeline Lilly‘s Wasp employ some pretty slick driving skills in one of the most unconventional car chases in any superhero film. Take a look below. Read More »