Second Trailer For Marvel's Ant-Man Released

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Second Trailer For Marvel's Ant-Man Released

"Imagine a soldier the size of an insect."

Marvel has released a new trailer for Ant-Man this morning, with a couple minutes of footage to help whet your whistle for its release later this summer.

The trailer sets up the plot of Ant-Man, in which petty thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) is given a suit with the ability to reduce its wearer's size without changing their relative strength and is charged with protecting that technology from interests looking to exploit it. It also features an in-action look at the film's main antagonist, Darren Cross, wearing his Yellowjacket suit and facing off against Ant-Man on a model train track.

Ant-Man opens in theaters July 17.

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That model train scene is hilarious. I'm looking forward to throwing money at this movie.

So between April and July, we get the conclusion of Agents of Shield season 2, Daredevil, The Avengers 2, and now what is shaping up to be a rather enjoyable Ant-Man film, which I was fully prepared to write-off as the first Marvel movie I really had no interest in seeing before seeing the trailer?

DC, up your game son.

Well damn, I may actually enjoy this movie... didn't see that coming.

I guess I could trust Marvel to make a good movie out of anything at this point. Not sequels, but most anything else.

The difference between this trailer and the first one is like night and day. At first, I wasn't that interested, but this actually looks like it could be kinda cool.

This is the trailer I wish we had gotten instead of the first one. It actually pumps me up for the movie. I actually might go and see it in theaters now instead of waiting.

YES. I knew i would be sold if they had fun and was inventive with the shrinking power in the action scenes,and they have. Just looks excellent.

It's true, the model train fight makes the whole thing seem bearable. Poor Thomas! Lol.

And they continue to make fun of their own name.

All aboard the hype train!

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Next stop my wallet.

Yeeeessssss.

This is the trailer I've been waiting for.
None of that ridiculously serious trailer like the first one was.

Spaceman Spiff:
That model train scene is hilarious. I'm looking forward to throwing money at this movie.

Yeah, I think that just sold the movie to millions of people XD

I know trailers are made to look awesome... but that did look awesome. I was going to see it regardless because I'm not going to write off a Marvel film as a failure until there is an actual failure AND this character is one of the most under regarded characters in the whole Marvel Universe... so much so that they basically make Tony Start (worlds biggest asshole) the creator of things that Hank Pym is responsible for. The whole thing where everyone is just waiting for the first big fail just makes everyone seem kind of like assholes. I'll be there and I can't wait to see this movie.

I still don't really understand the appeal of this superhero. But at least this trailer showed off a few more instances of Whedon.

Unfortunately, I'm wondering if this is all we get in terms of hilarious moments. I mean, when Iron Man came out, its trailers had already shown off the best moments of Tony Stark dialogue. The fight scenes were still cool, but the experience had been watered down by the audience already knowing all the jokes.

I just can't buy Crap Bag being a superhero, even a small one.

The Antsuit doesn't register Newton's Third Law, does it?

How the hell did they do that. They made me want to go and see a movie about Ant-man. I fucking hate Ant-man and yet I want to see the rest of that movie now.

I am calling it right now. Marvel is run by Witches. There is witchcraft going on here.

I was gonna see this movie anyway of course because I'm a total fanboy for the MCU but this trailer really sold me on it.
Much better than the first one.

Sweet another film to look forward to in the summer (but it's a week before the MCM EXPO Manchester meaning my mate will have to choose one...).

Also heh, I didn't expect Yellowjacket to be a seperate character and villain (I thought it was wasp at first until I read the comments).

Lastly epic LOL at the last scene which I believe a new meme is born (seriously would you cover in fear at Thomas???)!

The trailer for this looks amazing. I had no hopes for this movie, but now I'm actually kind of hyped.

Tsaba:
All aboard the hype train!

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Looks like Thomas is out for blood... because nobody fucks with Thomas the Tank Engine...

Other than that, is it just me or does the beginning of this trailer feels a bit meta out of context?

I had absolutely no urge to see ant man. He was never a character I found interesting, and the first trailer was rather boring. This one actually made me want to see the movie. It was funny, and it did well to showcase that the size shifting as something that could be fun. Color me interested finally.

It's hilarious seeing everyone talk about the same thing. How this trailer is a turnaround for what we want to see.

"Imagine a soldier the size of an insect."

"Now, imagine how many of those soldiers an ordinary tank could crush in ten seconds."

"Ha, ha ha ha. Now that we've all had a good laugh, what I'm really here to show you is..."

I like Paul Rudd. I hope it's a good movie. But it's going to have to walk a fine line in honoring and mocking its central premise, and I'm definitely going to need to read some reviews before I'm confident it can do that.

It looks like they are really thinking about the interesting and fun action you could have with a shrinking super hero. That was always going to be the make or break of this movie, and it looks like they are going to hit it right on the head.

Ok so, Ant Man's main thing is that he gets even stronger than a normal person when he's small? Or he still just maintains his normal strength when small? Which is it?

And in the comics, what was he usually fighting? Because I'm honestly having a lot of trouble figuring out what threat he would be called in for, when you've got all the other people in the MU to call on. What was his usual schtick? Like how Daredevil's thing is Hell's Kitchen and crime. Batman was Gotham and crime, etc. What was his thing?

McElroy:
I just can't buy Crap Bag being a superhero, even a small one.

The Antsuit doesn't register Newton's Third Law, does it?

That's part of the wonderful thing about comics. If you explain it or show it in a way that makes sense in context to the world itself, (or at the very least is believable) then you can pretty much get away with it. I'm looking forward to this.

templar1138a:
I still don't really understand the appeal of this superhero. But at least this trailer showed off a few more instances of Whedon.

Unfortunately, I'm wondering if this is all we get in terms of hilarious moments. I mean, when Iron Man came out, its trailers had already shown off the best moments of Tony Stark dialogue. The fight scenes were still cool, but the experience had been watered down by the audience already knowing all the jokes.

The appeal of ant man is three fold:

1. Unique and interesting power set. The specific rules of Ant-Mans shrinking/growing powers require a unique and creative approach to action, and allows for unique and interesting set pieces that would otherwise be impossible. Ant man doesn't just slug it out like batman or captain america.

2. Ant Man is a team act, at least the incarnation they are going for in this movie. Two different people with very different world views and experiences that both need each other to make this super hero thing work. It is a super hero team contained within a single hero. You don't have to split the action spotlight like in X-Men or the Avengers, but you get the character moments of the team interaction dynamic.

3. Ant Man has historically been one of the more interesting heroes in terms of character. That, of course, cannot be easily communicated in a couple of sentences, you can look it up if you are interested.

McElroy:
I just can't buy Crap Bag being a superhero, even a small one.

The Antsuit doesn't register Newton's Third Law, does it?

Dude, this is Marvel we are talking about
There are no laws of physics that can't be broken if when plot demands it

Happyninja42:
Ok so, Ant Man's main thing is that he gets even stronger than a normal person when he's small? Or he still just maintains his normal strength when small? Which is it?

And in the comics, what was he usually fighting? Because I'm honestly having a lot of trouble figuring out what threat he would be called in for, when you've got all the other people in the MU to call on. What was his usual schtick? Like how Daredevil's thing is Hell's Kitchen and crime. Batman was Gotham and crime, etc. What was his thing?

Fighting termite infestations?
Or a more serious guess- espionage and infiltration?

It might end up being good but honestly the only reason I was ever looking forward to Ant-Man was because of Edgar Wright and then Marvel got rid of him. Still as I said, might be good and I'll probably end up seeing it.

Lightknight:
Well damn, I may actually enjoy this movie... didn't see that coming.

I guess I could trust Marvel to make a good movie out of anything at this point. Not sequels, but most anything else.

Ya, I'm surprised too. I really wasn't expecting much after the teaser trailer, but damn, this actually has me kind of excited.

The only thing that kind of worries me is that it seems like the main character's personality is just going to be another variation of the wise cracking, somewhat bad-boy, character that is fairly prevalent in these movies already. Just seems like he might be a more mopey version of Starlord or Stark. I guess it's hard to tell from just a trailer though.

Ehhhhh, getting warmer I suppose. That first trailer had me writing the whole flick off. This one? Well, looks like potentially good cheapie-Tuesday material. Dig all the ant action.

Ok, now I am pumped for Antman

To judge by the comments here, this seems like exactly what the film needed in terms of publicity. I was already planning to see it, as the MCU have had me on a leash for years, but I'm looking forward to it a lot more now.

blackrave:

Happyninja42:
Ok so, Ant Man's main thing is that he gets even stronger than a normal person when he's small? Or he still just maintains his normal strength when small? Which is it?

And in the comics, what was he usually fighting? Because I'm honestly having a lot of trouble figuring out what threat he would be called in for, when you've got all the other people in the MU to call on. What was his usual schtick? Like how Daredevil's thing is Hell's Kitchen and crime. Batman was Gotham and crime, etc. What was his thing?

Fighting termite infestations?
Or a more serious guess- espionage and infiltration?

Why yah askin' me I'mma askin' you! But seriously, I've never read Antman, so I have zero data on him. His comic was mostly about spying/espionage stuff? Was that his thing?

esserin:
Yeeeessssss.

This is the trailer I've been waiting for.
None of that ridiculously serious trailer like the first one was.

I'm guessing Marvel went into this movie assuming a lot of the non geek public would go "Antman?! I just don't get it" (which frustrated me to hear, I'm not particularly an Antman fan, but every superhero had to be "not got" by the masses at some point, even Spidey and Bats).
Set the expectations lower with the first trailer, then Jimmy public gets blind sided by the cool train set fight scene in the second. That's my guess anyway.

Anyhoo, Antman was in the Thor category of wait for DVD/streaming for me. Now its in limbo between that and a cinema release. Not as a excited as Cap 2, Guardians or Ultron, but very intrigued.

I said it elsewhere, why's the baddy got a better suit than the hero?

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