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WATCH: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ starts shooting; Michelle Pfieffer, Laurence Fishburne to join cast

/ 02:45 PM August 02, 2017

Big surprises come in small packages.

In a teaser video, Disney made the big announcement that “Ant-Man and the Wasp” officially started shooting:

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Paul Rudd reprises his role as Scott Lang a.k.a. Ant-Man while Evangeline Lilly recurs as Hope Van Dyne and will premiere as the Wasp in the movie.

Ant-Man, Paul Rudd

PauL Rudd as Ant-Man. Image: Marvel

Evangeline Lilly will play The Wasp. Image: Marvel

The story occurs after “Captain America: Civil War,” where Ant-Man showed off his larger-than-life self as Giant-Man in the conflict between Captain America and Iron Man. Scott Lang once again juggles parenthood and being a superhero when Hope and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) call him on a mission.

In the 2017 Comic-Con, critically acclaimed actress Michelle Pfeiffer was revealed as the Wasp’s mother, Janet Van Dyne.

Lilly was excited, to say the least:

Ummmmmm…..AAAAAAHHHHHH!!! News is officially out: THE #MichellePfeiffer is my new mom!!!! 😱😍😱😍😱😍😱😍😱😍😱. #dreamsreallydocometrue #waspdreams #dreamy #idol!

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Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix”) is another big name joining the ensemble.

The movie hits theaters July 2018. JB

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