Comic-Con Buzz: Watch New 'Thor: Ragnarok' Trailer; Plus: Michelle Pfeiffer Joins 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'

Comic-Con Buzz: Watch New 'Thor: Ragnarok' Trailer; Plus: Michelle Pfeiffer Joins 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'

Jul 23, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok

After all the positive recent buzz generated by Disney's D23 Expo, we wondered what more Marvel might have up its collective sleeve. We found out during its panel at Comic-Con.
 

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Paul Rudd and Michael Pena began by introducing the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a new video, along with new footage from Ant-Man and the Wasp.

 

Big news was then shared: Michelle Pfeiffer has joined Ant-Man and the Wasp. She will play Janet Van Dyne, wife of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and mother of Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), who becomes known as the Wasp.

 

Ant-Man and the Wasp will open in theaters on July 6, 2018.

 

Captain Marvel

Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) was confirmed to be appearing in Captain Marvel and its place, timewise, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was announced.  

 

Captain Marvel is due on March 8, 2019.

 

Thor: Ragnarok

The cast received a heroic welcome to the stage.

 

Chris Hemsworth talked about what happens to him during the movie.

 

Tom Hiddleston hinted about what his character, Loki, might do.

 

Laurence Fishburne has also joined the cast, per The Hollywood Reporter. He will portray Bill Foster, a scientist who worked with Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and later became a superhero, known first as Black Goliath and then as Giant-Man.

Jeff Goldblum confirmed his character's identity and what he does in the movie.

 

Cate Blanchett explains how her children "dragged" her into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

 

A brief scene was screened for the crowd.

 

The trailer made its debut to wondrous enthusiasm. 

 

Watch the trailer below.

 

A new poster also made its debut. (See top image.) Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters on November 3.

 

Black Panther

Thousands cheered for director Ryan Coogler and the stars of Black Panther.

 

Coogler explained why Black Panther means so much to him personally.

 

Michael B. Jordan spoke about the motivations for his character.

 

Speaking of enthusiasm, Lupita Nyong'o has enough for everybody.

 

Everyone in Hall H then demonstrated their enthusiasm for a new scene and a new trailer.

 

Black Panther will open in theaters on February 16, 2018.

 

Avengers: Infinity War

One more bit of goodness awaited fans in attendance..

 

Avengers: Infinity War opens on May 4, 2018.

 

Fandango and Movie.com's Erik Davis wrapped up everything.

 

Categories: Comic-Con, News, Geek
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Facebook on Movies.com

The Burning Question

Which one of these people is in the movie Monster Trucks?

  • Stephen Graham
  • Amy Ryan
  • Doug Jones
  • Zoey Deutch
Get Answer Get New Question

Amy Ryan