SPOILER/RUMORS ALERT: While this article obviously includes SPOILERS/RUMORS about ‘Avengers 4’, it also discusses elements from ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, so if you are behind on that one, you may also wish to turn back.
It’s getting to the point, where it’s becoming questionable as to whether Marvel Studios and Tom Holland are yanking our chains when it comes to his frequent “Oopsies” when speaking to the press about upcoming events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe or if he actually is just accidentally spoiling stuff that no one is supposed to know.
But while ‘Avengers 4’ is wrapped under more secrecy than any Marvel film previously, there have been some rumors about the storyline and one of those involves the Quantum Realm, which currently plays an important part in ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, which is currently playing in theaters. For a while now, there has been talk that the Quantum Realm factors into the plot of ‘Avengers 4’, which is why Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and The Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) weren’t in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. And after seeing it, a lot of time in that film was spent exploring and explaining that subatomic universe, which would make it even easier to comprehend in ‘Avengers 4’ if it plays a role.
“He has the most difficult lines though. He has to talk about so much Quantum Realm stuff. I just have to talk about, ‘Yeah, man, that’s awesome!’ So mine is easy but his is so difficult!”
In ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, Michelle Pfeiffer’s Janet Van Dyne warns Ant-Man to make sure and steer clear of “time vortexes.” Though most may have forgotten, back in 2015, James Gunn stated that the Avengers’ time travelling foe Kang the Conqueror was off-limits because his rights were actually part of the ‘Fantastic Four’ package at Fox. That may not seem like a dead giveaway, but this definitive response indicates that at some point, for some reason, Marvel looked into using Kang/time travel for their films.
This would allow the remaining heroes to travel back in time to possibly save their companions before Thanos got a chance to snap his fingers. But once again, the lid is being kept on extra tight regarding ‘Avengers 4’. There won’t be any clues coming soon, as Marvel Studios opted to not have a presence at San Diego Comic-Con this year.
If you’d like to watch the interview with Holland and Cumberbatch, it’s below: