If you’ve ever pondered what use the ability to shrink really small would be to a superhero (as compared to, say, flight or laser eyes or something), then the new Ant-Man trailer from Marvel is essential viewing.
Giving us a better idea of Paul Rudd’s adventures as the diminutive hero, the new footage shows off Ant-Man’s powers to their full capacity as he shrinks down to take out guards, raises an army of ants and runs up the barrel of a gun to punch someone right in the face with his tiny, tiny fist. They won’t know what hit them – literally (he’s so small!).
Elsewhere, the new footage also shows us more of Corey Stoll’s villainous Yellowjacket, whose own shrinking suit has a few add-ons including some natty laser beams which he uses to judicious effect in a few adorable battles with Ant-Man. We always knew Thomas the Tank Engine was deadly – you can see it in his eyes…
Basically, Ant-Man looks an awful lot cooler than a really, really tiny little Mike from Friends has any right to be – though we’re still not sure whether we’d describe his powers as “godlike” (which is how Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym, the inventor of the suit describes them).
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