During the Q&A session, Evangeline Lilly was also asked if she would like the chance to "fight" her mother, Janet Van Dyne, in the Quantum Realm. The first Ant-Man only gave us a brief tease of the Quantum Realm, but it also established that there is a way out of this mysterious place, since Scott Lang was able to escape. The actress said that she loved the fan's ideas, adding she would love to see Wasp fight Mark Ruffalo's Hulk, since she would just fly around the Green Goliath and make him exasperated. She also added that she wants fans to keep bugging Marvel about putting her in more movies, but we're not sure which movies she will appear in yet.
The producer went on to confirm that fans will get to see The Wasp at some point during Phase Three, but he wouldn't confirm exactly when that would happen. After Captain America: Civil War, Marvel will roll out Doctor Strange (November 4, 2016), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (May 5, 2017), Thor: Ragnarok (November 3, 2017), Avengers: Infinity War Part I (May 4, 2018), Black Panther (July 6, 2018), Captain Marvel (November 2, 2018), Avengers: Infinity War - Part II (May 3, 2019) and Inhumans (July 12, 2019). Hopefully we'll find out soon which of these movies The Wasp will be appearing in. What do you think of these new details? Visit the actress' page to check out the full Q&A, and check out photos from her chat below.Read More
WARNING! The following story may include SPOILERS for an upcoming Marvel movie. Read on at you're own RISK: It was rumored early on that Ant-Man would include a scene that showed Hank Pym in the 60s as he meets up with Peggy Carter and Howard Stark for secret meetings regarding the formation of The Avengers. In an interview with CNN, Ant-Man star Evangeline Lilly, who plays Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank and Janet Van Dyne, (aka Ant-Man and the Wasp), confirmed that Hank and Janet are the founders of Marvel's The Avengers, while explaining her role in the main story.
While promoting the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, in theaters this week, Evangeline Lilly offered even more insight into the heist elements behind Ant-Man. While speaking with CNN, she helps set up her character, and explains how Marvel's epic ensemble franchise Marvel's The Avengers ties into her 'smaller' crime thriller, forming that needed Marvel connection to the two films."[Hope] is the daughter of the founders of The Avengers, Ant-Man and the Wasp. She is a very talented, intelligent, capable woman and a force to be reckoned with.Read More
Ant-Man was released July 17th, 2015.Read More
Many fans were shocked when Marvel announced in May that director Edgar Wright had left Ant-Man, after spending more than ten years on developing the script with co-writer Joe Cornish. Just a few weeks later, Peyton Reed signed on to replace him, two months before shooting began this August in Atlanta. During a new interview with InnerSpace, actress Evangeline Lilly, who plays Hope Van Dyne, revealed that she actually held off from signing her contract with Marvel upon hearing that Edgar Wright was no longer directing, and nearly walked away from the project.
We reported last month that Ant-Man will now close out Phase Two, instead of opening Phase Three as originally planned. With the massive nine-movie Phase Three filling out Marvel's calendar until 2019, it isn't known when a sequel to Ant-Man will come out, if the first movie is enough of a success to warrant a follow-up. Do you think Hope Van Dyne may be popping up in other Marvel movies? Chime in with your thoughts below.Read More
The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies continues to roll out even more character posters with a new look at Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel, following one-sheets featuring Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellen), Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) and Legolas (Orlando Bloom) and Luke Evans' Bard the Bowman.
Tauriel is a character created specifically for The Hobbit movies, having not appeared in J.R.R. Tolkien's original novel. She was created by director Peter Jackson and writer Fran Walsh, whose name literally means "Daughter of Mirkwood." She is the head of the Mirkwood Elven Guard, who was first introduced in last year's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Her introduction in last year's blockbuster hinted at a burgeoning relationship with archer elf Legolas (Orlando Bloom), although fans will have to wait and see how that potential romance unfolds when The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies hits theaters this December.Read More
In the comic books, Hope Van Dyne (also known as Hope Pym) is the daughter of Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne (The Wasp). She has a twin brother named Henry Pym, and took on the alias Red Queen as part of the Revengers, hoping to get revenge on the Avengers for, she felt, disgracing her family name. It's been speculated that the Marvel Cinematic Universe will not be following this particular storyline, and that Hope is actually stepping in for her mother as The Wasp on the big screen.
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), 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.Read More