Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania revealed its opening scene at the Marvel Studios presentation at CCXP 2022.
Marvel Reveals Ant-Man 3 Opening Scene (Description)
During the Marvel Studios panel at CCXP, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania star Paul Rudd took to the stage to surprise attendees with the opening minutes of the highly-anticipated threequel, teasing that “Scott’s been through a lot,” referring to his rise to fame that was shown partially in the debut trailer:
“Scott’s been through a lot and I can tell you where Scott is, but maybe I should just show you.”
Omelete described the scene as opening with Scott living his life as a celebrity in the aftermath of his heroic actions in Avengers: Endgame. Meanwhile, his relationship continues to thrive with Hope who is living as a philanthropist and has won awards for using Pym Particles to solve housing and food problems.
The clip ended with the shrinking Avenger reading a clip from his book at a library before receiving a call from the San Fransisco Penitentiary, likely relating to his daughter Cassie’s arrest that was teased in previous footage.
Collider’s Steven Weintraub promised how the privately-shown opening scene was “so well done” before going on to describe what was shown. The sequence will see the world loving Ant-Man for the role he played in saving the world in Avengers: Endgame, just as the first trailer revealed:
“Opening of #AntManAndTheWaspQuantumania is so well done. Has everyone loving Paul Rudd for what he did saving the world so everywhere he goes gets free food, drinks, and everyone wants a pic with him. He’s also written a book and footage ended with him doing a reading.”
Marvel Studios also debuted a second scene, offering an extended look at the conversation between Kang and Ant-Man that was shown in the debut trailer.
Once again described by Omelette; while Cassie Lang is held captive, Kang asks Scott for his help to steal an artifact that will free him from his Quantum Realm entrapment, promising to help the hero help in exchange for his services.
In a further tense interaction between the two, Kang was shown to corner Ant-Man and put his foot on his head, knocking off his helmet and breaking a hole in it. A previously revealed piece of promotional art showcased the damage to the shrinker’s helmet last year.
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