Exclusive: MODOK will be introduced to the MCU with Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Our Source confirmed that, MODOK will be the secondary villain in the Ant-Man threequel. Jonathan Majors’ Kang the Conqueror remains the main villain. Quantumania is part of Phase Four of the MCU and will hit theaters on February 17, 2023.
According to the Marvel database, MODOK: Mental Organism Designed Only For Killing. As the brainchild of Advanced Idea Mechanics, (A.I.M.), M.O.D.O.K. has long terrorized Marvel heroes with his computer-like mind and psionic powers. Discover the weird science of M.O.D.O.K., or forever submit to his will.
How MODOK Got Powers?
George Tarleton was subjected to a mutagenic process that transformed him into MODOK and granted him superhuman intelligence, sacrificing his body for the world’s largest brain. He possessed enhanced intuition, pattern solving, information storage and retrieval, and logical and philosophical structuring.
Speaking to Comicbook.com, Director Peyton Reed told that there were elements of that film that leave “a lot to play with” in a potential third film in the franchise. He highlighted the Quantum Realm, which was introduced in Ant-Man and explored further in Ant-Man and the Wasp,
“I think that was the case in the first movie, particularly when Adam McKay and Paul [Rudd] were reworking the script on the first movie,” Reed said. “In that movie, we added the Quantum Realm and Janet and stuff like that knowing that if we were able to make a sequel that that could be fertile ground.”
“There are definitely things in this movie that, if we’re fortunate enough to make another one, there’s a lot to play with. We spend more time in the Quantum Realm in this movie, obviously than the first movie but it feels like we’re just dipping our toes into it,” Reed said.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is directed by Peyton Reed from the script written by Jeff Loveness. starring Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as Hope van Dyne/Wasp, Michael Douglas as Doctor Hank Pym, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne, Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang/Stature, Jonathan Majors as Nathaniel Richards/Kang the Conqueror, Michael Peña as Luis, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross/Yellowjacket, Bobby Cannavale as Jim Paxton, Wood Harris as Gale, Joshua Collins as Derrick, and Bill Murray.
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will hit theaters on February 17, 2023.