“Ant-Man” will conclude Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) before the studio begins its Phase 3 with “Captain America: Civil War” in 2016. Just recently, eager fans were given a first look at Yellowjacket, the film’s main antagonist portrayed by Corey Stoll.
Darren Cross a.k.a. “Yellowjacket” is the alternate-identity of Hank Pym with similar powers. However, unlike Pym’s suit, director Peyton Reed told EW that Cross’s suit is “armed with plasma cannons”. The photo released by EW is just a teaser from Marvel because a new trailer of “Ant-Man” will be released online soon. It will be the first official full trailer as Marvel already released a teaser trailer earlier in January.
During the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, a preview clip debuted online and it showed us a brief glimpse of what we can expect from the film.
Check out the trailer preview below:
Paul Rudd is starring in the film as Scott Lang, a thief who will later turn into Ant-Man. Michael Douglas will play his mentor a.k.a. the original Ant-Man, Dr Hank Pym while “The Hobbit” star Evangeline Lily is portraying Dr Hank Pym’s daughter, Hope Pym/Van-Dyne.
The plot is as follows:
The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
John Slattery will reprise his “Iron Man 2″ role of Howard Stark, father of Tony Stark (played by Robert Downey Jr.) in the film as well. “Ant-Man” also stars Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Abby Ryder Fortson, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, T.I., and Gregg Turkington.
Slated for release on 17th July 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed based on a script written by original director Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Andrew Barrer, Gabriel Ferrari, and Adam McKay.