Ant-Man 3: Evangeline Lilly Explains Why Quantumania was the Hardest MCU Movie She Filmed

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There is little doubt that working on a superhero film is an awesome experience for the cast and crew. However, that's not what Evangeline Lilly is saying about Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. The former Lost star has revealed that it was very difficult working on the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel, and she has a good reason for saying so!

Filming a third film with basically the same cast and crew should be easy considering that everyone already knows each other and you're already used to how production works. While all this is true for Ant-Man 3, Evangeline Lilly that the schedule made it too hard.

Lilly recently spoke to The Digital Fix where she confessed that working on Ant-Man 3 wasn't easy.

“We finished filming at the end of November, and I think, hands down, it was the hardest one we’ve made. It was the most difficult. It was the only one we’ve made during the COVID lockdowns. That just adds such an incredible complication to making a movie. It adds a lot of stress. It makes things very impersonal because you can’t see faces,” Lilly said.

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She then pointed out that filming isn't always fun and games, and COVID-19 made it even harder.

“Film sets are already impersonal enough, there is so much that goes on and so much that has to get done in a short amount of time, and the intensity level is really, really high. So it was a very trying experience doing the film with COVID measures,” Lilly said.

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Although production was difficult, Lilly was also quick to add that the third Ant-Man movie will be a joy to watch for fans.

“I actually think…what we did, the stuff we shot, the material we managed to get, I think it might be the best one yet,” she said.

It's understandable why production was so hard for the cast and crew but there is little doubt that it will all be worth it. With that in mind, we can't wait to see Quantumania.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is directed by Peyton Reed and also stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathryn Newton, and Jonathan Majors. The film will premiere on July 28, 2023.

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