'Ant-Man and the Wasp': First Look at Bill Foster

Marvel Studios today released the first trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp. The trailer offers the [...]

Marvel Studios today released the first trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp. The trailer offers the first look at Laurence Fishburne as Bill Foster.

Fishburne's Foster only appears in one quick shot of the trailer, but it could lead to big things in the future.

Take a look below.

Ant-Man and the Wasp Bill Foster

In Ant-Man and the Wasp, Foster is a former assistant to Hank Pym (Michael Douglas).

Stan Lee and Don Heck created Foster. He first appeared in Avengers #32 in 1966. In the Marvel Comics universe, Foster is a scientist who develops powers like those of Hank Pym. He operated first as Black Goliath, donning the persona for the first time in Power Man #24 in 1975. He later took over the mantle of Giant-Man (Marvel Two-in-One #55). Finally, he went by the name Goliath.

Foster is currently dead in the Marvel Universe. Tony Stark's cyborg clone of Thor, Ragnarok, killed Foster during the events of Civil War.

Fishburne also has a role in the DC ExtnededUniverse where he plays Perry White, the editor of The Daily Planet. Fishburne has said that he's happy to play double duty across superhero universes.

"I was a comic book reader when I was a kid," Fishburne said. "I was mostly a Marvel guy but I also loved the DC Comics. I also loved the DC universe. I bought comics from both universes and then subsequently bought comics from other labels that grew out of DC and Marvel. Vertigo, and Dark Horse, whatever. I've been watching the Marvel movies for a long time and I've imagined and dreamt and fantasized that one day I would be lucky enough to be in the Marvel Universe and that day has come."

Ant-Man and the Wasp currently has a 3.96 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating, making it the fifth most anticipated upcoming comic book movie among ComicBook.com users. Let us know how excited you are for Ant-Man and the Wasp by giving the film your own personal ComicBook.com User Anticipation Rating below.

Ant-Man and the Wasp opens in theaters on July 6, 2018.

Other upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movies include; Black Panther on February 16th, Avengers: Infinity War on May 4th, Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019, the fourth Avengers movie on May 3, 2019, the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming on July 5, 2019, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020.