We are currently in the midst of Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and while every movie that’s come out has been a winner, a majority of the films have been heavily focused on crossovers. Thor: Ragnarok found Hulk and Thor teaming up together, Spider-Man: Homecoming found Tony Stark mentoring Peter Parker, and of course, there were the monster team-ups in both Captain America: Civil War and Infinity War.
When it came to Ant-Man and the Wasp, director Peyton Reed always knew that he wanted it to be a stand-alone film with no crossovers, but at one point in the early stages, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) himself was supposed to make a brief cameo through one of Luis’ (Michael Pena) iconic stories.
For those of you who need a refresh as to how spectacular Luis’ stories are, please direct your attention to the clip below from 2015’s Ant-Man. Luis still was able to tell a story in Ant-Man and the Wasp and it was just as hilarious.
I, for one, would have loved to see Captain America chucking Ant-Man like a baseball, but can understand and appreciate Reed’s decision to leave the cameo out, especially since the film was the first to come out after Infinity War.
What do you think about Reed’s decision to cut the Cap? Let us know!
Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfieffer, Walton Goggins and Hannah John Kamen, Ant-Man and the Wasp follows Scott Lang as he struggles to balance being both a superhero and a father. Meanwhile, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man and The Wasp fighting to uncover secrets from their past.
Ant-Man and the Wasp is currently playing in theaters!