The Marvel Cinematic Universe retains getting greater and greater, with this yr set to be the primary the place Marvel Studios will launch three films in a calendar yr. The studio will kick off the summer season film season with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on Could 5, adopted by the highly-anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming on July 7 and Thor: Ragnarok on November three. The studio may also begin manufacturing on Black Panther in just some quick days, however at this time we’ve phrase that the studio is planning on capturing the highly-anticipated sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp this June in Atlanta. Whereas we do not have a precise date at the moment, it’s going to give the filmmakers over a yr for filming and post-production earlier than its July 6, 2018 launch date.
An inventory at My Leisure World confirmed the manufacturing begin for Ant-Man 2. Whereas no particular areas got, the manufacturing will doubtless make the most of Pinewood Atlanta Studios, which is the place the primary Ant-Man was shot. Marvel sequels Captain America: Civil Battle and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 have been additionally shot at Pinewood Atlanta Studios, together with Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence’s new sci-fi thriller Passengers. With manufacturing beginning inside the subsequent six months, hopefully we’ll have extra information concerning the story and extra forged members.
Paul Rudd returns as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, together with Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp, whose new swimsuit was proven throughout one of many Ant-Man post-credits sequences. It was additionally not too long ago confirmed that Michael Pena will return as Luis, however it is not identified if different Ant-Man stars comparable to T.I., David Dastmalchian and Michael Douglas will likely be again to reprise their roles. Michael Douglas has mentioned prior to now that he want to return, offered that he wasn’t given practically as a lot exposition within the sequel as he was given within the first film.
Peyton Reed will return to direct, with a well-recognized workforce of writers engaged on the script. In December 2015, we reported that Paul Rudd will workforce up with Ant-Man manufacturing writers Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer, who will all co-write the script primarily based on a narrative they’ve developed with Adam McKay. Whereas Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer did not obtain screenplay credit score on the primary film, they labored on the script for six months whereas the film was in manufacturing. Paul Rudd revealed in August that he had completed his therapy, however it stays unclear if the entire script is completed but.
There was additionally a rumor that surfaced this previous summer season that exposed Sharon Stone had signed on to play a mysterious character with warmth powers in an unidentified Marvel film. Many have speculated that this can be the unique Wasp, Janet Van Dyne, the spouse of Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym and the mom of Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyne. Her involvement in Ant-Man and the Wasp or another Marvel film has nonetheless not been confirmed but, however we’ll preserve you posted with new updates as quickly as they arrive in.