Open Dialogue with “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” actor Kathryn Newton.

In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning talks to actress Kathryn Newton about her role as Cassie Lang in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. Newton looks back at her impressive résumé of on-screen parents throughout her filmography (Frances McDormand, Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, and now Paul Rudd), and also gets a chance to highlight one of her new favorite MCU characters, Veb (David Dastmalchian).

Footage is used by permission for review, interview, parody, and educational purposes. Thomas Manning is a registered film journalist with SEFCA and the North Carolina Film Critics Association.

Official Synopsis:

Super-Hero partners Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) return to continue their adventures as Ant-Man and the Wasp. Together, with Hope’s parents Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and Janet Van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer), the family finds themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible. Jonathan Majors joins the adventure as Kang. Director Peyton Reed returns to direct the film; Kevin Feige and Stephen Broussard produce.

In theaters February 17th, 2023.

For more information, head to Marvel Studios’s official Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania webpage.


Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA and SEFCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Recently, Manning graduated from Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift.

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