President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, announced at the Disney Investors Day presentation that the next Ant-Man and the Wasp film will be called Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, and that Kathryn Newton is the latest name to join the cast.
Ant-Man has us following Scott Lang, a thief who must help defend Hank Pym’s Ant-Man shrinking technology and plot a heist with worldwide ramifications. The sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp, focused on Lang, Hope van Dyne and Hank Pym working together to finding a way to bring back Janet van Dyne from the quantum realm. Ant-Man earned over $519m worldwide at the box office in 2015, with Ant-Man and the Wasp earning over $622.67m worldwide in 2018.
Kevin Feige revealed that Kathryn Newton (whose credits include Pokemon: Detective Pikachu and Freaky) will be playing the role of Scott’s daughter Cassie Lang, originally portrayed by Abby Ryder Forston and Emma Fuhrmann. Feige also confirmed that Jonathan Majors will indeed be playing Kang the Conqueror.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania will be directed by Peyton Reed and will also star Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas and Michelle Pfeiffer.