A Bold Prediction: Hank Pym Is Going to Die in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’

After Ant-Man and the Wasp only did so-so at the box office and came across as a fun but mediocre sequel it seemed like we wouldn’t be getting an Ant-Man trilogy…but we are, and the hype is real after realizing just the impact Kang the Conqueror could have on the film.

Considering that Kang the Conqueror will be the antagonist in that movie I think it’s safe to bet that someone is going to die in that movie. I mean, Kang is one of the toughest Marvel villains. In fact, he’s more dangerous than Thanos! A villain like that is only going to inspire true respect from the fandom if he’s catching bodies along the way.

So, who is the most expendable in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, will impact the characters greatly, and will let us appreciate Kang’s power in the same way that we appreciate Thanos? Kang will probably kill Hank Pym.

Michael Douglas Confirms He'll Return as Hank Pym in ANT-MAN AND THE WASP —  GeekTyrant

Hank is a prominent figure in the Ant-Man story. He’s Scott’s often-grumpy mentor, Hope’s father and only parent for over twenty years, and he was once a superhero. Killing him off after Hope just had her family reunited would be devastating and would instantly change the tone of the film, resulting in a far more serious third Ant-Man movie.

Do you think anyone should die in Quantumania? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

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My Ranking of Phase 4 of the MCU…So Far

The MCU over the last thirteen years has been broken into phases, with each phase culminating in a special event that changes the scope of the franchise forever. The Infinity Saga covered the story of our first wave of Avengers which eventually culminated into the fight of the century against the Mad Titan, Thanos. It was an incredible showdown that produced two movies that surpassed the $2 billion mark at the box-office, with Endgame actually nabbing the top spot for highest-grossing film of all time.

But that was two years ago.

Now we’re onto a new era of the MCU. One that’s not only more diverse than ever but is telling stories in a way we hadn’t gotten before; through movies and television. This year we will supposedly be getting ten! Marvel Studios properties with four already having come out. In case you’re scratching your head wondering what else we have left to see this year let me remind you what the rest of the year is bringing.

August 11: What If…?

September 3: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

November 5: Eternals

December 17: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Late 2021: Ms. Marvel and Hawkeye

Yeah, we’ve still got all of that left. The thought of having so much Marvel content in so short a time is staggering but I am here for every bit of it. But today, I’m going to rank the installments we’ve gotten in Phase 4 so far. Enjoy!

4. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: 7.5/10

When The Falcon and the Winter Soldier first came out I couldn’t have enough of it…and yet it’s only been a few months since it concluded and it’s already begun to lose its appeal.

The story of Sam Wilson’s imminent turn as Captain America was a good one with plenty of heartfelt moments, and maybe even some iconic ones, but there’s something less rewatchable about this entry than most previous entries in the MCU.

The racial context at times is a bit heavy and not something I want to revisit, the story moves at a snail pace and gets a little boring, Karli/The Flag Smashers are probably my least favorite Marvel antagonists, and Sharon Carter being the Power Broker is a good development for her as a character but is still kind of a lame twist overall.

But I do have to acknowledge the stellar standout performance from Wyatt Russel as John Walker. He brought a level of insanity to the role of Captain America that was both terrifying and riveting at once.

All in all, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is good, especially for first-time viewers, but it just doesn’t hold up over time.

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