Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania is set to kick off Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Since he was first teased in the final episode of Loki Season 1, Marvel fans have been counting down the days until Kang the Conqueror re-appeared in Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania.
Now, after San Diego Comic-Con has confirmed that Kang will be the next Thanos-level threat the MCU heroes face – with the next Avengers being titled The Kang Dynasty – the third Ant-Man is sure to be of massive importance to the franchise.
Here is everything we know about the upcoming movie, Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania.
Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania release date
At San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that the third Ant-Man movie would be the first movie of Phase 5.
The film will release on February 17, 2023.
Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania cast
The major cast and characters from the first two Ant-Man movies will be returning for the third installment. This includes Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), and Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer).
Other regular cast members like Luis (Michael Pena) and the “wombats” have not been confirmed to return.
Newcomers to the series include Kathryn Newton, who will play an older version of Scott’s daughter Cassie Lang (replacing Emma Fuhrmann who played the role in Avengers: Endgame).
Jonathan Majors will portray Kang the Conqueror, the villain of the movie. He reprises the role from Loki, where he portrayed He Who Remains (largely speculated to be a variant of Kang).
In addition, Bill Murray has been cast in an undisclosed role. The villain MODOK has also been confirmed to appear in Ant-Man 3, rumored to be played by Jim Carrey or Corey Stoll.
Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania plot
To official synopsis for the movie reads, “Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne, along with Hope’s parents Hank Pym and Janet van Dyne, go on a new adventure exploring the Quantum Realm.”
Not much else is known about this adventure, why they are venturing into the Quantum Realm, and how they would encounter Kang and MODOK in the Quantum Realm.
Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania trailer
No trailer for Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania has been released yet, though one was shown at Comic-Con. We will update this space when a trailer is released.