‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Production Start Date Revealed

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel Studios are kicking off 2017 properly this month with both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War set to start production in the coming weeks, and along with that a production start date has been revealed for another of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most anticipated sequels, Ant-Man And The Wasp.

The Ant-Man sequel will start production at the apparent home of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Atlanta, GA, in June of this year according to My Entertainment World.

Although, naturally, news regarding plot and cast is currently sparse, what we do know is that Paul Rudd will, of course, reprise his title role after also featuring in Captain America: Civil War last year. Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lily), given the title of the film, is presumably set to finally utilise the Wasp suit which was teased at the end of the first film. Michael Pena is also confirmed to return as fan favorite motor-mouth Luis, joining returning director Peyton Reed, who famously stepped in to direct the first film after a parting of ways between original director Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios.

The first film was generally praised by critics and fans alike, especially when it comes to the visual execution of displaying the powers Scott Lang is gifted when wearing Hank Pym’s Ant-Man suit. On that note, Reed spoke earlier in the year on how the sequel will contain some even more surprising displays:

“I can’t really tell you too much yet, except there are going to be things in this movie that you’ve never seen in any movie before. It’s going to be nuts!”

Ant-Man And The Wasp is set for release on July 8, 2018.

Source: My Entertainment World / Omega Underground

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  • Marquis de Sade

    While the hapless execs at dceu are still searching for their third replacement to helm the doomed to fail The Flash project…And let us not forget the inevitable delayed production date of batman, considering Affleck’s indecisiveness regarding whether the script is ready, not ready, or if it actually exist at all.


  • Jason Scarpelli

    It says July 6th everywhere else. Yet the post says the 8th which is a Sunday. Something’s messed up.

  • Steve Steve

    Whoa! This movie seemed so much further away.

    Is there a more smoothly run movie machine that Marvel Studios right now? Maybe Disney Animation and Pixar combined… Illumination is incredibly strong, but they do one movie a year. Blumhouse Horror is always successful, but mostly because they do mostly low-budget horror (like a modern-day Hammer Films).

    I don’t think anyone can do what Marvel Studios is doing, even beyond the “superhero movies,” their process is unbelievably strong.

    Not to slog DC too hard (I’m excited for Aquaman, and optimistic about WW), but WB should offer Feige insane money to come establish a DC Studios division.

    • Marquis de Sade

      Yep, during an interview with Michael Keaton, he mentioned how impressed he was with Marvel and their operations. He said they were a well oiled machine.

  • Worldmind

    “… there are going to be things in this movie that you’ve never seen in any movie before” said every director, ever. Ok Mr. Reed, we’ll believe you when we see it. Anyway, still very excited for this one (I don’t think there’s a Marvel movie I’m NOT excited for lol)

    Isn’t Sharon Stone lined up to be in this sequel? I’m betting as Janet van Dyne obviously, would be a cool Basic Instinct reunion for Stone and Douglas, we’ve already got Tango & Cash in Guardians Vol 2