Evangeline Lilly Shares Ant-Man 3 Training In 'Wasp Workout' Video

Lilly shares of video of her training for Ant-Man 3 on Instagram & opens up about physical pain and overcoming injuries through foundation training.

Evangeline Lilly posted a video that gives a sneak peak into how she is training for Ant-Man 3. Lilly is a Canadian actress with a number of impressive credits beneath her belt. She kicked off her career starring as Kate Austen on ABC's Lost, which landed her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series. She is also known for her role as wood-elf, Tauriel, in the 2nd and 3rd installments of Peter Jackson's adaption of The Hobbit. In 2015, she joined the MCU when she was cast as Hope Pym (a.k.a. The Wasp), in Ant-Man and Ant-Man and The Wasp. She is slated to take on the role once more in Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

 release date is set for February 2023, and fans will be especially excited to see Lilly's role, considering the evolution of her character between Ant-Man and Ant-Man 2. In Ant-Man, Lilly's role was rather brief, as the mysterious and frigid daughter of Hank Pym, and trainer and love interest of Ant-Man. In Ant-Man 2, though, Hope really grows into herself. She is introduced as The Wasp, taking over her mother's legacy and fighting alongside Ant-Man, as the co-star of the movie. Now, Lilly is gearing up to don The Wasp uniform again as Ant-Man 3 filming approaches.

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Lilly took to Instagram to share her beach workout in preparation for Ant-Man 3. The 9-minute video showed Lilly doing a foundation training exercise. Those unfamiliar with foundation training might find her video a bit confusing, as Lilly spent a large portion of the video gaining the correct footing and then did a stances in which she put one leg forward and one back, bent at the waist, and reached out her arms. Luckily, Lilly provides an explanation in her caption. Essentially, she is performing postural exercises that might seem simple at a glance, but that include "lots of tiny details" like spreading the toes, tilting the skull, gaining three points of contact on the feet, and breathing into the ribs on the front, side, and back. Check out Lilly's post below:

Lilly also gets a bit personal and honest in her post, sharing the uphill battle towards her . In her caption, she revealed that she has been suffering a physical breakdown for the past two years. The physical pain she has suffered is the result of years of misalignment, injury, and overworking. However, after 26 years of such pain, she says she is starting to feel her strength come back through foundation training that focuses on her base.

While it is exciting to get a peak into the superhero training of MCU actors, Lilly's honesty also displays the sacrifices that these actors make, physically and emotionally, to bring their roles to life. Once, Director Peyton Reed commented that , pushing herself to embody every single aspect of The Wasp and to make her stunts realistic. Lilly is an actress who truly strives to wholly embody her characters' essences and it has cost her much. However, her determination to overcome the physical toll on her body through foundation training is an inspiration to anyone who has suffered through chronic pain and recurring injuries. Seeing Lilly relentlessly and painstakingly push through her pain and injuries to embody The Wasp in Ant-Man 3, makes one reflect on what they can overcome through slow and gentle, but determined, effort.

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Grunt can become a casualty of Mass Effect 3 if Shepard was not careful to secure his Loyalty in Mass Effect 2. Here's how to prevent his death.

If Shepard is not careful to secure Grunt's Loyalty, he will not survive the events of Mass Effect 3. Many fans view Grunt, the tank-bred krogan Shepard can recruit in Mass Effect 2, as a sort of son to Shepard. Provided players elected to open Grunt's tank and recruit him in Mass Effect 2, and provided he survives the endgame Suicide Mission, he will appear during a mission around the first Act of Mass Effect 3. In this mission, Grunt and his new krogan team are looking to find a band of scouts that have gone missing while investigating beyond the rachni relay. Shepard and their squad will face rachni that have been modified with Reaper technology. Shepard's choices in both Mass Effect 2 and this mission in Mass Effect 3 will influence whether Grunt survives.

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At the end of the mission, Shepard will come face-to-face with either the Rachni Queen, if they spared her in the original Mass Effect, or the Rachni Breeder, a new queen if Shepard killed the Queen on Noveria. Choosing to spare the queen can result in a number of added War Assets, but doing so can have serious consequences for Grunt if players have not been diligent. Here's how to save Grunt in Mass Effect 3.

As with many companions from Mass Effect 2, to keep Grunt alive in Mass Effect 3, players will need to have secured his Loyalty. Grunt's Loyalty mission, Rite of Passage, involves withstanding three waves of difficult enemies in an arena on Tuchanka, culminating in a fight with a Thresher Maw. Completing the ritual allows Grunt to become a member of Clan Urdnot. This Loyalty mission cannot be failed, so as long as players completed it, Grunt should remain Loyal to Shepard. This ensures that, no matter the player's decision during Attican Traverse: Krogan Team, Grunt will survive.

If players did not complete Grunt's Loyalty mission, there is still a way to save him in Mass Effect 3. Shepard will need to abandon the Rachni Queen or the Breeder at the end of the mission. If Shepard tries to save either of them, Grunt's team covers their escape and suffers heavy losses. The only way to keep a non-loyal Grunt alive during this cover is to avoid putting his team in harm's way and choosing to let the Queen or Breeder die.

Generally, players should only attempt to rescue the Rachni Queen if it is the same individual they saved on Noveria in Mass Effect. The Breeder proves herself untrustworthy, sabotaging the Crucible and leading to heavy War Asset losses, as well as the loss of any remaining members of Grunt's team.

Saving Grunt nets players up to an extra 50 points in War Assets. Of these, 25 points appear in the Aralakh Company's war asset. The other 25 only count if Grunt is Loyal and part of Clan Urdnot.

Players should note the name of the mission changes slightly depending on their decision regarding the Rachni Queen in Mass Effect. If she died, the mission is called Attican Traverse: Krogan Team. If she was spared, the mission is instead called Attican Traverse: The Rachni.

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Mass Effect: Legendary Edition launches May 14 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, with forward compatibility on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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