Will there be Ant-Man 2? When will the second movie be out in theaters? We want to know the exact release date!
The movie Ant-Man premiered on June 29, 2015 in Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. The release date in North America was scheduled for July 17 and Marvel Studios is preparing for the next portion of applause. After the release of the first online trailers of the given superhero movie, it became clear that it would definitely be successful and the viewers could count for Ant-Man 2. The first box office showed that the Marvel newcomer was successful and had all the chances to become one of the best summer blockbusters. Peyton Reed is the director of the movie, and Paul Rudd plays the main role.
Scott Lang goes to prison for robbery and it turned out that doctor and part-time former superhero Hank Pym has been watching for him all the time. Upon release, Scott meets Hank, who wants to make him a new Ant-Man and stop Darren Cross (Yellowjacket), a millionaire, who has taken over PYM industries, specializing in production of shrinking soldiers. Scott decides to become a new superhero, who has an ability to shrink in size by committing a robbery, which will save the world as well as his beloved daughter Cassie.
There are only positive critics’ review on the given project, that’s why it has all the chances to be renewed. In one of his recent interviews Peyton Reed noted that he was considering the production of Ant-Man 2, but it could be a sequel or a prequel. He also said that the main factor for the production launch would be a successful release of the first movie and a good box office, which would let the rights holders working on the continuation.
Now the release date of the second film Ant-Man
isn’t even being discussed (UPDATE 1), and experts believe even if the movie is renewed, its second part won’t be released earlier than in 2018. Apparently, we will receive more information after the end of the first movie and counting of earned money.
We will follow the updates and publish fresh information as soon as it appears. Is it necessary to produce Ant-Man 2 or should it be over?
UPDATE 1 (October 8, 2015): Marvel Studios confirmed that a sequel, titled Ant-Man and the Wasp, is scheduled for release on July 6, 2018.