While the first Ant-Man (2015) movie is set in the present day, it opens with a flashback to 1989 when Michael Douglas’ character, Dr. Hank Pym, resigns from his post at S.H.I.E.L.D. after discovering their plan to duplicate his Ant-Man tech. As the original Ant-Man from Marvel Comics, the entomologist and quantum physicist Dr. Pym discovered and harnessed the power of a subatomic particle, enabling the human body to shrink or expand.
The MCU used visual effects to “de-age” Michael Douglas and Samuel L. Jackson, unintentionally reminding audiences of each actors’ greatest films. Read More