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Production has Begun on Ant-Man and The Wasp

Today marks the official start to production for Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. Your returning champs are director Peyton Reed, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly as Ant-Man and the Wasp respectively, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Michael Peña as Luis, and T.I. as Dave. You’ve also got Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Abby Ryder Fortson, and David Dastmalchian reprising their supporting roles.Your newcomers include Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster (a.k.a. Goliath), Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne, Hannah John-Kamen  as Ghost, and Randall Park as Jimmy Woo.

The film is slated for a July 6th, 2018 release date. Between then and now, an absolute ton will have happened in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, all of which no doubt has informed the film. You’ll have seen Thor: Ragnarok (November 3rd, 2017), Black Panther (February 16, 2018) and the really big one, Avengers: Infinity War (May 4, 2018). 

Here’s the brand new, official synopsis: 

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: “Ant-Man and The Wasp.”  In the aftermath of “Captain America:  Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father.  As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas) with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.

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