It's the first day of
school film production on "Ant-Man and the Wasp" and director Peyton Reed has a spiffy new logo to show off.
Marvel announced the start of production in Atlanta on the sequel, which brings back Paul Rudd as the former thief turned titular superhero and Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, who will take on the mantle of the Wasp. The video shows two mini director shows with the heroes' names on it, which proves this partnership is one between equals:
Reed also tweeted a better look at the new logo:
— Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) August 1, 2017
"Ant-Man and the Wasp" unveiled some big news a couple of weeks ago at San Diego Comic-Con by announcing the addition of Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet Van Dyne, wife of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and mother of Hope. Janet once fought as the Wasp alongside Hank, but was believed to be lost in the sub-atomic realm.
Here's the movie's 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 (Paul 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 (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael 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.
"Ant-Man and the Wasp" is scheduled to hit theaters July 6, 2018.
Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy. Read More