Marvel Introduces 3 New Characters In Ant-Man 3’s Mid-credit Scene, Which Lays The Groundwork For The Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.
This week, Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked off with the release of Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. The 31st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues the story of Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang, better known as Ant-Man.
Lang, his daughter Cassie Lang (Kathryn Newton), Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer), and Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) get trapped in the Quantum Realm in the Peyton Reed-directed movie.
The movie introduced us to Kang the Conqueror, who would later star in Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and serve as the plot’s next main antagonist. While the third Ant-Man movie just came out, Jonathan Majors, who plays Kang, is already looking forward to his next venture.
Marvel may have recently unveiled three key characters for Avengers: The Kang Dynasty in 2025 after the release of Ant-Man 3, who may be more well-known to fans than they believe. Around six years after Avengers: Endgame, in 2019, the fifth chapter in the Avengers franchise marks the team’s eagerly awaited comeback. That will really be one of the longest stretches between MCU franchise entries, almost exactly matching the six-year interval between Vol. 2 and Vol. 3 of the Guardians of the Galaxy film series.
So, the excitement for Avengers: The Kang Dynasty is already tremendous. As a result of Jonathan Majors’ excellent performance in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, fans are eagerly anticipating seeing Majors reprise his role as Kang in future projects.
The first post-credit sequence in Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania showcased various Kang varieties, spotlighting three in particular that just might feature in the forthcoming Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.
Rama-Tut, who traveled across time to rule as an Egyptian pharaoh, is the first. He was the first incarnation of the character to engage in conflict with the Fantastic Four in comics.
The second was a Scarlet Centurion wearing futuristic technology-based armor.
The third appears to be Immortus, an elder Kang variant who has repented of his past behavior and is now trying to stop younger, badder iterations of himself. In the swarm of Kang variants, the scene cast a spotlight on all three, presumably pointing the group in the direction of whatever they had in mind to do next.
In an apparent reference to the title of the 2025 movie, Kang earlier in the movie, referred to his variations as “The Dynasty of Kangs.” As a result, it really would make good sense to see the referenced Dynasty in the movie if the group of Kangs in the post-credit sequence were them.
A view of an arena filled with thousands of Kang variations, all portrayed by Majors and showcasing just how dangerous a villain he is, concludes the mid-credits sequence. After all, even if one is crushed, there are many others that must be stopped.
This corresponds to rumors about the film’s plot that surfaced in late 2022, claiming that Kang variants would “conquer worlds throughout the entire Multiverse.”
Quantumania showed fans of Ant-Man and the Wasp that Kang is a frighteningly evil person. This is in accordance with He Who Remains’ dire warnings concerning his horrific other variants, which are not to be taken lightly going forward. Kang from Ant-Man 3 was so wicked that the other Kangs had to exile him.
The Kangs’ council or dynasty, not just the exiled Kang, might cause serious problems for the Avengers. The Council of Kangs was clearly pressing forward with its plans to attack multiverses in order to exert control over them at the conclusion of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
With the goosebumps Ant-Man 3 just provided, it will definitely be interesting to see how the MCU storyline unfolds.
Avengers: The Kang Dynasty hits theaters on May 2, 2025.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is now playing in theaters.
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