Naturally, most of what we’ve heard regarding Ant-Man and the Wasp has been just that, hearsay. Thankfully, then, Marvel Studios president, Kevin Feige provided some clarity on the Peyton Reed-directed flick yesterday.
The producing vet of twenty years revealed that not only will the twentieth entry into the highest grossing franchise of all-time connect Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) “directly to Avengers 4,” but the titular characters will also be “very important” to the MCU “going forward.”
Well then, what could be better than insight straight from the horse’s mouth? Initial reactions to Ant-Man and the Wasp, of course. You heard right, feedback on the diminutive hero’s second feature has made its way onto the Twittersphere, and it’s overwhelmingly positive!
Now, typically, an advance screening like this would call for caution, as more than likely, it’d be fans, not critics reacting. However, there are some reasonably trustworthy individuals posting about Ant-Man and the Wasp, and they’re deeming it “crazy fun,” a “total blast,” and “funny AF.” So, with that in mind, check out a few of our favorite pieces of feedback below.
— Brandon Davis (@BrandonDavisBD) June 23, 2018
#AntManAndTheWasp is cool and all, but the end credit scene is the best part of the whole film and the only thing I can think about right now.
— Kylie Erica Mar (@KylieEricaMar) June 23, 2018
A tiny take: #AntManAndTheWasp was a total blast. Romantic, energetic and a lot of fun. @MrPeytonReed left unchained and left to his own devices is glorious and totally bonkers and brilliant. pic.twitter.com/QZ8okR76eG
— Drew Taylor (@DrewTailored) June 23, 2018
Ant-Man & The Wasp is crazy fun. Very self-contained, but brimming with energy, and full of cool and creative surprises. Super funny, and the entire cast is wonderful. I had a blast! pic.twitter.com/2lCeUGvzHW
— Eric Eisenberg (@eeisenberg) June 23, 2018
Ant-Man and The Wasp is a lot of fun. At its best when it’s almost an over the top silly comedy, less so when it’s about the comic booky villain driven moments. Some fantastic miniature/maxature action sequences. @realmichaelpena steals the show again.
— Peter Sciretta (@slashfilm) June 23, 2018
Just finished #AntManandTheWasp it’s funny AF, great fight scenes and the special FX are off the chain.
— The Extraordinary Xilla (@BlogXilla) June 23, 2018
Ant-Man & The Wasp…actually ruled???? I’m shocked. I really really dug it.
— Meg ? Downey (@rustypolished) June 23, 2018
Ten minutes into #AntManAndTheWasp Paul Rudd sings karaoke so yeah you better believe it’s my favorite movie of the year
— Rachel Paige (@rachmeetsworld) June 23, 2018
OMG #AntManAndTheWasp is amazing!!! I loved it so much! I can't wait to see it again. I laughed so hard. Maybe more than Ragnarok… Michael Pena's Luis is HERO.
— Laura (@lsirikul) June 23, 2018
— Jenna Busch (@JennaBusch) June 23, 2018
— Wendy Lee Szany (@WendyLeeSzany) June 23, 2018
Set to bridge the gap between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man and the Wasp will be infesting your local multiplex in just two weeks time. And although it’ll come nowhere near the opening weekend tally put up by the aforementioned supergroup installment ($257M), or Black Panther ($202M) for that matter, early tracking has the Peyton Reed-directed flick debuting in the ballpark of $75 million stateside.
It’s a figure notably higher than that of the original Ant-Man ($57M) and one that should certainly please Kevin Feige and co. as they prepare to end off the year on a high note with their third and final release.
Source: Heroic Hollywood