For the smallest of mcu heroes, Ant-Man and The Wasp get big. So big in fact, that while promoting the third installment of the MCU’s insecty sub-franchise, Quantumaniastar Evangeline Lilly aka The Wasp aka Hope Van Dyne told The show tonight‘s Jimmy Fallon that the movie is the “The ant Man the biggest franchise to date. Would you expect anything less for the official Phase 5 launch party?

But while the topic of greatness got the conversation started, it was Little-ing’s action that most concerned Fallon, whose first question probed the actor for MCU trade secrets. Namely, how do she and co-star Paul Rudd do that cute bob of the head and that silly little jump that comes with quantum size shrinking?

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After being seemingly shocked that an MCU secret had spilled out into the known universe, Lilly was relieved to realize that Fallon had simply observed said shrinking secrets while watching the new movie premiere last night (it’s coming out this weekend). -end next). So she goes ahead and teaches the ever-coachable host the “ridiculous” two-part move, “the helmet, then the shrink.” But, as you can see below, it’s not easy to do, especially without the necessary mouth sound effect.

Check it out:

Quantumania resumes after Avengers: Endgame, featuring Rudd’s Scott Lang now world stardom after helping reverse the Snap and defeat Thanos… yeah, that was super helpful, thanks. Alas, things don’t just stay quiet in the MCU, do they?

Certainly not when Hope, Scott, Scott’s daughter Cassie (Kathryn Newton), and Hope’s parents Janet (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Hank (Michael Douglas) Van Dyne are all sucked into the tiny, trippy plane of existence. known as the Quantum Realm. , which also serves as a prison for Kang (Jonathan Majors), aka Kang the Conqueror, aka the big bad who is also the namesake of the upcoming Avengers movie, 2025 The Kang Dynasty. And you know we’re talking about a badass villain when the Avengers come together.

Then again, maybe it’s a bit like an Avengers movie.

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“The first discussion we had was, ‘What if Ant-Man accidentally gets into a avengers movie by itself? the film’s writer, Jeff Loveness, said during a recent interview with Empire.

“We’re not racing the streets of San Francisco anymore,” director Peyton Reed added. “We’re fighting one of the most powerful villains in Marvel history, and perhaps the most unlikely Avengers to ever go up against this guy first.”

Looks like they’ll have to perfect their shrinking moves then.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania opens in theaters everywhere on Friday, February 17.

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