Ant-Man and the Wasp

Trivia: While Bill Foster, played by Laurence Fishburne, is teaching the class, the words "Matrix" can be seen on the blackboard behind him, referring to the film series Laurence Fishburne starred in.

zev

Trivia: Paul Rudd actually learned the sleight-of-hand magic tricks he performs in the film - it's not special effects as one might assume.

TedStixon

Trivia: Two of the actors in this film also have roles in the MCU's rival DC Extended Universe. Laurence Fishburne (Bill Foster) played Perry White in "Man of Steel" and "Batman V Superman," and Randall Park (Agent Woo) played Dr. Shin in "Aquaman."

TedStixon

Trivia: The release date of this movie in the United States was July 6, 2018 whilst the release date in the United Kingdom was August 2, 2018 almost four weeks later. This marks the first time a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie has been released in the United Kingdom later than the United States. Every other MCU movie has either been released in the UK and USA the same week or released in the UK a week before the USA. The belief was that while the World Cup was on, the audience for the movie would be otherwise distracted, affecting the box office take.

Casual Person

Trivia: Stan Lee makes his usual cameo as the guy that accidentally gets his car shrunk by Hope during the climactic chase. Sadly, this was the last Stan Lee cameo released before his death in November, 2018. (Although he had already filmed cameos for several other upcoming films before his death).

oswal13

Trivia: There is a post credit scene.

oswal13

Trivia: During the flashbacks when we see the younger Bill Foster, the character is not played by a digitally de-aged Laurence Fishburne as most would assume. For these brief scenes, the character is actually played by Laurence's son Langston. (Albeit made up to more closely resemble his father).

TedStixon

Trivia: The film the trio are watching on the laptop while shrunken is "Them!" A 1954 film about giant ants attacking. It was the first "big bug" film of the 50s.

zev

Trivia: There is a mid credit scene linked to Avengers: Infinity War.

oswal13

Trivia: Casey said that she would like to get to shrink and help people. In the comics she was a member of the Young Avengers.

oswal13

Trivia: One of the film's writers has slyly suggested that in his opinion, Norman Osbourne (aka, the Green Goblin of "Spider-Man" fame) is an associate of Sonny Burch, and is the one who wants the Quantum Technology.

TedStixon

Trivia: The song played throughout the film "C'mon, Get Happy" was the theme song from the the 70s TV series "The Partridge Family." While Scott is lip syncing the words to the song he is imitating the late David Cassidy, the lead singer of the "Partridge Family."

zev

Trivia: The ghost was introduced in Iron Man #219 from 1987.

oswal13

Trivia: Some interesting factoids. "Ant-Man and the Wasp" is the twentieth entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Originally, "Captain Marvel" was meant to be released first, but their release dates were swapped. It is the second MCU sequel to be filmed in the wider 2.39:1 aspect ratio after the first film was shot in taller 1.85:1 ratio. (The other films being "The Avengers/Avengers: Age of Ultron.") Walton Goggins and Hannah John-Kamen, who play the villains in this film, both appeared in the 2018 "Tomb Raider" film, which was released just a few months prior to this. And the first publicity photo of the Wasp was released on what would have been the 100th birthday of Jack Kirby - the character's co-creator.

TedStixon

Other mistake: Throughout the movie, Hank's lab in its shrunken form is constantly jostled and tossed around, but when it's restored to full size in a new location, nothing is out of place and everything still works perfectly.

wizard_of_gore Premium member
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Suggested correction: Given that he has prepared the lab to be shrunken and mobilized at a moment's notice, he probably thought of this ahead of time and secured everything important in place.

Phaneron Premium member

Perhaps he could secure some things, but there's never so much as a computer monitor out of place.

wizard_of_gore Premium member

It's a fair point. I agree that some things should definitely be out of place, but given the importance of what he is working on, he would take measures to ensure that the important things wouldn't become damaged and inoperative when the lab is being moved around. We see on at least one occasion that he has ants roaming the lab, so it's possible he trained them to ensure that the Quantum Gate and any device essential to its operation are protected at all times.

Phaneron Premium member

In a world in which a man becomes the size of an ant, I guess any correction could be invalidated. I this case, there are any number of reasons why everything, down to paper and pens, never moves. Maybe the ants pick them all up. Maybe gravity works differently when shrunk. This means that basically any movie that uses magic or magic type technology would never have a valid mistake.

oldbaldyone

Except that I conceded that minor things should be out of place. I specifically mentioned that everything essential to the Quantum Gate's operation was most likely protected from being strewn around or damaged while the lab was mobile.

Phaneron Premium member
More mistakes in Ant-Man and the Wasp

Hank Pym: Hiya, champ, how was school today?
Scott Lang: Aw, ha ha ha! Alright, get your jokes out now, can you fix the suit?
Hope van Dyne: So cranky.
Hank Pym: You want a juice box and some string cheese?
Scott Lang: Do you really have that?

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