Marvel Studios Insider Comments On ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania’ Box Office Drop

Is the MCU in danger?

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania opened with a strong box office debut of over $100 million in its first weekend. However, Quantumania suffered a significant drop in its second weekend, raising concerns among industry insiders about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

A Marvel Studios insider, who preferred to remain anonymous, shared his thoughts on the Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania box office drop to Deadline. “Marvel takes something away from [every] movie, including Black Panther, including Avengers. I can say we’re incredibly proud of the film. Jonathan Majors does a fantastic job as Kang. It’s the movie we wanted to make. Box office is what it is. But it’s not going to stop people from going back to the theaters,” the insider told the trade.

Fans of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania can look forward to more adventures featuring Scott Lang and Hope van Dyne, as the two are expected to return to the MCU. The movie also features the next big MCU villain, known as Kang the Conqueror. Played by rising star Jonathan Majors, Kang is sure to be a major player in the MCU and fans can’t wait to see how his story will unfold.

Everything we know about Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania was directed Peyton Reed from a script written by Jeff Loveness. The movie stars Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp, Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet Van Dyne, 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.

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.