Marvel Studios' latest action adventure "Ant-Man and the Wasp", based on the Marvel Comics superhero characters, stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Douglas and a whole lot more, opening July 6, 2018:
"...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' (Paul Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father.
"...he’s confronted by 'Hope van Dyne' (Evangeline Lilly) and 'Dr. Hank Pym' (Michael 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..."
On a reported budget of $130 million, domestic (North American) box office earnings of Disney's, Buena Vista-distributed, PG-13 feature "Ant-Man", earned $180,202,163.
Foreign (international) box office earned $339,109,802.
The world-wide total of "Ant-Man" was $519,311,965.
"I was raised by two superheroes," said Lilly about 'Hope Van Dyne' aka 'The Wasp', "so, I'm a pretty screwed up human being.
"And the clear message sent by name is that I'm not a big fan of my father and so I took my mother's name."
...grow to giant size and fly by means of membranous wings :
"Her father's associate, 'Dr. Henry 'Hank' Pym', had created a substance called 'Pym' particles, which allowed the user to grow or shrink in size, and had become the superhero 'Ant-Man'.
"When Janet's father died, she convinced Pym to help her. He gave her a supply of Pym particles and subjected her to a biochemical procedure...
"...which granted her the ability, upon shrinking less than 4 inches tall, to grow wings,and fire blasts of energy, which she called her 'wasp's stings'.
"As Ant-Man and 'The Wasp', they defeated the monster, sent it to its own dimension, and had several more adventures together. Janet became Pym's partner and fell in love with him before their first adventure.
"Hank and Janet were among its founding members.
"Several years later, she would be elected leader of the team..."
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