People have been talking about Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania for more than a week now and although there are many reasons for that, fans just can't get enough of M.O.D.O.K. While most can't stop discussing a specific body part, MODOK's arrival in the third Ant-Man movie also led to an unlikely connection to Cassie Lang. So why did he listen to Scott Lang's daughter in the first place? Corey Stoll explained why his character connected to Cassie in Quantumania.
In Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, it was revealed that Darren Cross aka Yellowjacket was still alive despite going subatomic in the Quantum Realm. Kang had taken him in and turned Cross into a cybernetically enhanced individual with an oversized head known as M.O.D.O.K. In the film's climax, MODOK is sent to kill Cassie Lang but she defeats him, telling him to "stop being a dick." Amazingly, it's enough to make Cross change his mind and turn against Kang.
So why did MODOK listen to Cassie in the first place? Corey Stoll told Collider that their history made Cross reconsider his murderous ways.
"There's something sort of disarming about Cassie because Cassie, more than anybody, has the right to really hate him and to want to just seek revenge, and the fact that she doesn't, the fact that she holds her punch, and the fact that he still thinks of her as this little girl, I think it sort of wakes him out of his slumber because that was definitely — he was about to commit his greatest crime when he was threatening to kill her at the end of the first movie and so I think she was the one to snap him out a little," Stoll said.
For those who need a refresher, Cross tried to take Cassie in the first Ant-Man film. Luckily, Scott Lang managed to stop him by sending Cross into the Quantum Realm. Needless to say, we're glad that MODOK connected with Cassie during the unexpected reunion.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania is now screening in theaters worldwide.
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