Filming has begun on the Ant-Man sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly. Ant-Man director Peyton Reed returns to the director’s chair for the sequel, working from a script by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Andrew Barrer, Gabriel Ferrari, and Paul Rudd. Per Marvel Studios, filming will take place in Atlanta and San Francisco.
In addition to Rudd and Lilly, the cast includes Michael Pena, Michael Douglas, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Abby Ryder Fortson, Tip T.I. Harris, David Dastmalchian, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Hannah John-Kamen, Walton Goggins, and Randall Park. Kevin Feige produces, and Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard, Charles Newirth and Stan Lee are executive producing. Dante Spinotti (L.A. Confidential) is the director of photography, Shepherd Frankel (Ant-Man) is the production designer, and Louise Frogley (Spider-Man: Homecoming) is the costume designer. The visuals effects supervisor is Stephane Ceretti (Doctor Strange) and Dan Sudick (Captain America: Civil War) is the special effects supervisor.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is set to open in theaters on July 6, 2018.
The Plot: 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 (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 (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (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.