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Ant-Man and the Wasp
Fri, 2018-Jul-06 01:54 UTC
Length - 3:09
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With 172,815 views on Thursday, 5 July 2018 our article of the day is Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics characters Scott Lang / Ant-Man and Hope van Dyne / Wasp. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the sequel to 2015's Ant-Man, and the twentieth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Peyton Reed, written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, as well as Paul Rudd, Andrew Barrer, and Gabriel Ferrari. It stars Rudd as Lang and Evangeline Lilly as Van Dyne, alongside Michael Peña, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Tip "T.I." Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Abby Ryder Fortson, Randall Park, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, and Michael Douglas. In Ant-Man and the Wasp, the titular pair work with Hank Pym to retrieve Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm.
Talks for a sequel to Ant-Man began shortly after that film was released. Ant-Man and the Wasp was officially announced in October 2015, with Rudd and Lilly returning to reprise their roles. A month later, Reed was officially returning from Ant-Man to direct; he was excited to develop the film from the beginning after joining the first film later in the process, and also to show the introduction of Hope van Dyne as the Wasp in this film, insisting that she and Lang are equals. Filming took place from August to November 2017, at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, as well as Metro Atlanta, San Francisco, Savannah, Georgia, and Hawaii.
Ant-Man and the Wasp had its world premiere in Hollywood on June 25, 2018, and is scheduled to be released on July 6, 2018 in the United States in IMAX and 3D. The film was generally considered by critics to be fun but disposable, relying on charm, humor, and Rudd's performance in particular to overcome its story and number of subplots.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:54 UTC on Friday, 6 July 2018.
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