Guests aboard Disney Cruise’s newest ship The Wish will be the first to experience Avengers: Quantum Encounter, a Marvel Studios dinner theatre show. In it, actors from the films virtually reprise their roles for an in-universe dining experience where cruisers get a curated, themed meal — and some banter over a key battle against a particular purple Mad Titan.
Specifically, the topic at hand is why Ant-Man didn’t attack Thanos from, well, his posterior end. (You know you were wondering!) Here’s the clip, shared by Ashley Carter, theme park insider for My13News:
At the beginning of Avengers: Quantum Encounter, Scott Lang (aka Ant-Man) explains why he didn’t kill Thanos by shrinking down and, you know… pic.twitter.com/7kGHLSDXVp— Ashley Carter (@AshleyLCarter1) June 30, 2022
“Let me address the elephant in the room,” Paul Rudd says in character as Scott Lang, addressing the much-talked-about theory for Avengers: Endgame. “I’ve heard a lot of chatter out there asking why I didn’t shrink down, go in, and uh — kill Thanos in a really creative way. First of all, gross. Secondly, it’s much more complicated than that. Allow me to explain — ”, at which point Hope (Evangeline Lilly) cuts him off because they’re about feed their guests. Perfect dinner topic for the Marvel fan I guess?
Avengers: Quantum Encounter then continues to include a multiple-course dining experience that gets drawn into its own slice of the cinematic universe — beyond that whole “complicated” situation with Thanos, presumably — with appearances from Anthony Mackie as Captain America, Brie Larson as Captain Marvel, and newcomer Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel.
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Editor’s Note: Release dates within this article are based in the U.S., but will be updated with local Australian dates as soon as we know more.