Marvel (and DC) are notoriously tight-lipped. Movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are teased with just enough information to make you want more. But every fan knows that a trek to a MCU movie will result in a surprise of some sort. It’s what makes Marvel movies so much fun! But actress Kathryn Newton may have slipped up in her latest tweet and revealed details about Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania that Marvel wasn’t quite ready to reveal.
Kathryn Newton will be the third actor to play the role of Cassie Lang in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (after Abby Ryder Fortson in Ant-Man/Ant-Man And The Wasp and Emma Fuhrmann in Avengers: Endgame). Excited about the new role, she tweeted this:
Last night I dreamed of being a superhero. #marvel #STATURE #CASSIELANG
She cleverly reveals her excitement in a tweet that seems innocent enough. But wait a minute. Did you notice that middle hashtag – Stature. When Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced Kathryn Newton as the newest Cassie Lang, he made no mention of Stature. To date, Stature has not been seen in any Marvel movie.
If you recall, Cassandra “Cassie” Lang is the daughter of Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man. She appeared as his daughter in April 1979 – Marvel Premiere #47. But it was not until Young Avengers #6 (May 2006) that she was portrayed as Stature. The storyline closely follows her father’s. After being exposed to Pym Particles, she developed the same powers as Ant-Man, the ability to shrink and grow in size.
The ramifications could be high. Cassie/Stature ties in to many Marvel properties including Fantastic Four, Avengers, Runaways, Jessica Jones, Scarlet Witch, Captain America, Iron Man, and more. If Stature is introduced in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, it could be the start of an exciting new storyline.