The trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp just hit the web this morning, and you can leave it to the legion of online fans to pick apart even the smallest of little details. Surprisingly, this latest little Easter egg isn’t even one that most Marvel fans would pick up on because it’s not a Marvel Easter egg.
Recognizing the guitar riff that plays over the Marvel Studios logo, one fan took to Twitter to ask Peyton Reed about its origins. The user asked if it was the same one from the song “Ants Invasion” by the band Adam and the Ants.
Reed quoted the tweet, confirming the theory.
It is indeed. https://t.co/QZJxsbgohI
— Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) January 30, 2018
For those who aren’t hip on their 1970s British rock history, Adam and the Ants was a band that was active from the 70s to the early 80s…and that’s honestly all I really know about them. But if you want to take a look and compare the riff from the trailer to the song, here’s a video of their live performance below:
While I wouldn’t call this little Easter egg subtle, it is still fun and in keeping with the universe they’ve created. After all, this is the same studio that went with the on-the-nose “Iron Man” song for a little 2008 film called…
What do you think of this little detail? Do you like the fact that they do this, or do you roll your eyes at these on-the-nose Easter eggs? Let us know your thoughts down below!
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SOURCE: Peyton Reed