Ant-Man and the Wasp, the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has released a “house arrest” TV spot:
Ant-Man was revealed to be under house arrest in Avengers: Infinity War, likely due to the fugitive status he earned during Captain America: Civil War. This TV spot also reveals that antagonist The Ghost was created by Pym Technologies.
Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man and the Wasp stars Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp and Hannah John-Kamen as The Ghost, and is released 6th July. Ant-Man and the Wasp’s comics adventures can be currently followed in the mini-series Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Character posters have been released for Ant-Man and the Wasp. Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man and the Wasp is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and stars Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp, who can be seen in the new character posters:
Thor: Ragnarok, the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is now on Netflix. Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi and completes the Thor trilogy that began with Thor (2011) and continued with Thor: The Dark World (2013). Taking place after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor has returned to Asgard in order to prevent Goddess of Death Hela from causing the Apocalypse. Critics have said of Thor: Ragnarok:
“It’s clear to see that the franchise is more than safe in the hands of Waititi, his ability to tell a story which is not only captivating, but also genuinely funny goes to show that the MCU doesn’t need to do solemn in order to be taken seriously. His ability to push all the right buttons is a testament to his directorial skills. A genuinely thrilling and brilliantly well judged offering from Disney and Marvel which is packed to the rim with hilarious cameos and in-jokes. You won’t want to miss this one.”
Linda Marric, Hey U Guys
“Waititi’s unique creative tone can shine through the Marvel model, and the MCU is undoubtedly a far better place for it. If anything, after this exceptionally inventive instalment, it’s going to be difficult to not see any future return to the po-faced straight-up superhero action films of Phase 1 as a step-back to a lazy formula. Which means that, despite being mega-excited this time last week, I am now genuinely concerned for Black Panther.”
Matt Looker, The Shiznit
Thor: Ragnarok is licensed to Netflix by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, but these licenses run out after a while, so catch it while you can.
Thor: Ragarok stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Cate Blanchett as Hela. Thor returns to Marvel Comics in Thor vol. 5, starting Wednesday 13th June. The Ragnarok storyline was published as Thor: Ragnarok, collecting Thor #272-278.