Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania reunited the audience with Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), but there are other characters from past Ant-Man movies that didn’t return this time. After being key in the planning of the Time Heist in Avengers: Endgame and fighting in the Battle of Earth, Scott Lang has become a celebrity, and he’s enjoying that new lifestyle in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. However, his main goal is to spend more time with his daughter, Cassie (Kathryn Newton), as they have already lost a lot of time.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania sees Scott, Hope, Cassie, Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), and Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) traveling to the Quantum Realm, where they not only learn more about Janet’s time there but also come face to face with Kang the Conqueror (Jonathan Majors), a time-traveling, multiversal adversary exiled to the Quantum Realm by his variants. As Quantumania spends most of its time in the Quantum Realm, there are characters from past Ant-Man movies who didn’t return, and here’s every one of them.

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1 Luis

Luis grins while looking on from Ant-Man

Perhaps the biggest absentee from Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is Luis (Michael Peña), Scott’s best friend and former cellmate. Luis and Scott met in prison, with Luis being sentenced for stealing two smoothie machines, and he was there to support his new friend when he went through a divorce. Unbeknownst to him, Luis was manipulated by Hank Pym into planning a robbery of his home, as Pym had been observing Scott for a while, so Luis was key in Scott becoming Ant-Man. Luis was not only an accomplice of Scott in the first two Ant-Man movies but was also a comic relief character, who became most known for his way of recapping events. The last time the audience saw Luis, he had started a company called X-Con Security Consultants along with Kurt Goreshter (David Dastmalchian) and Dave (T.I.), assisted Scott, Hope, and Hank when they had to defend their mobile laboratory from Ghost, and he received a business offer from Mr. Karapetyan that greatly helped their business.

2 Dave

Ant-Man Dave

Dave is a friend of Scott and Luis and a former criminal, who served as Scott’s getaway driver during heists. Dave was part of the plan to rob Hank Pym, which resulted in Scott taking the mantle of Ant-Man, and was also part of the team when Pym wanted to steal the Yellowjacket suit, when Scott fought Darren Cross (Corey Stoll) at the end of Ant-Man (though he made an awkward retreat when he saw the cops surrounding the house of Scott’s ex-wife, where the fight was taking place), and later when Luis needed his and Kurt’s help to chase for Pym’s mobile laboratory in Ant-Man and the Wasp. Just like Luis, he was last seen working at X-Con Security Consultants.

3 Kurt

Ant-Man Kurt

Kurt Goreshter is a friend of Scott, Luis, and Dave, as well as a cybercriminal who served five years in the Folsom State Prison. Along with Luis and Dave, Kurt was part of the rob of Hank Pym’s home that was actually planned by Pym himself so Scott would become the new Ant-Man. Kurt also helped Scott with the plan to steal the Yellowjacket suit and is part of the crew of X-Con Security Consultants. Although Dastmalchian didn’t reprise his role as Kurt in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, he voiced Veb, the slime-like creature from the Quantum Realm who got very excited when he got holes in his body after being shot various times.

4 Maggie

Ant-Man Maggie Lang

Maggie (Judy Greer) is Scott Lang’s ex-wife and the mother of Cassie Lang. Maggie fell in love with Scott despite being aware of his criminal activities and supported him through everything until she became pregnant with Cassie. Following Cassie’s birth, Scott promised to leave his criminal lifestyle for good, but after being fired from Vistacorp and taking action against them, Scott was arrested and sentenced to three years at San Quentin State Prison. Maggie filed for divorce while Scott was in prison and she met Jim Paxton (Bobby Cannavale), who she later married, and Maggie and Jim raised Cassie together. Scott and Maggie’s relationship was very tense after he was released from jail, but it improved following Yellowjacket’s attack at her home, during which Cassie was in great danger.

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Maggie was last seen in Ant-Man and the Wasp, where she told Scott how proud she was of how he was handling his life, and even after seeing him as Giant Man on the news, she continued to express how proud she was of him. It’s unknown if she survived Thanos’ snap or not, but a theory suggests she and Jim didn’t make it, which is why Scott and Cassie’s reunion in Avengers: Endgame was so emotional.

5 Jim

Ant-Man Jim Paxton

Jim Paxton is a police officer in the San Francisco Police Department and Maggie’s husband. Jim disliked Scott due to his criminal past, but the feeling was mutual, so their dynamic was complicated at first, especially after Scott was arrested again for breaking into Hank Pym’s home. Scott and Jim started to get along after Yellowjacket tried to kill Cassie, with Jim protecting Cassie while Ant-Man went subatomic in order to defeat Darren Cross, and just like Maggie, he told Scott how proud he was of how he had changed for good, and even hugged his new friend on different occasions.

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