With Marvel Studios fans still reeling after the galaxy-rattling happenings in Avengers: Infinity War, expectations for a humorous respite from Ant-Man and the Wasp are high. We all need a little recovery time, right?
The 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first that boasts equal title billing of a female hero, and that’s something to celebrate on its own. Pair that with the pretty great trailers and tv spots released for it, and Ant-Man and the Wasp has all the makings of a great flick.
Today, the official Twitter account for the film released a new 30-second trailer, in which Hope (Evangeline Lilly) says they’ve unleashed something powerful:
— Ant-Man and The Wasp (@AntMan) May 28, 2018
Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is back, along with original Ant-Man Hank Pym (Michael Douglas). Yes, Luis (Michael Peña) and Kurt (David Dastmalchian) are returning as well.
New characters this time include Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster, aka Goliath, Michelle Pfeiffer as original Wasp Janet Van Dyne, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, and Hannah John-Kamen as the mysterious (and villainous) Ghost.
Peyton Reed returns to direct, having previously helmed Ant-Man, making him one of Marvel Studios’ multiple-picture directors.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is scheduled to hit theaters on July 6th, 2018.