‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Earns $17.5 Million From Thursday Previews

Ant-Man and the Wasp bring in big numbers!

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is off to a solid start at the box office.

TheWrap reports that Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania has kicked off its box office run with $17.5 million from Thursday previews in North America theaters, passing the $12 million debut of its predecessor Ant-Man and the Wasp. Disney is estimating that the movie is on track to earn $110 million over the four-day Presidents’ Day weekend.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was recently rated PG-13. The first reviews for Quantumania dropped this past Tuesday, with critics sharing mixed opinions about the movie. It is currently sitting at 48 percent on the review aggregation platform Rotten Tomatoes.

Everything we know about Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was directed Peyton Reed from a script written by Jeff Loveness. The movie also stars Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp, Jonathan Majors as Hope van Dyne, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang, David Dastmalchian as Veb, Bill Murray as Lord Krylar, William Jackson Harper as Quaz, Katy O’Brian as Jentorra and Randall Park as Jimmy Woo. It arrives on February 17, 2023.

The official Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania synopsis reads as follows: “Super-Hero partners Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) return to continue their adventures as Ant-Man and the Wasp. Together, with Hope’s parents Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), and Scott’s daughter Cassie Lang (Kathryn Newton), the family finds themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought possible.”

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Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.