Ant-Man 3’s MODOK was inspired by a classic Simpsons villain #GeekLeap

It is not day-after-day {that a} Marvel film is impressed by The Simpsons – however, in accordance with Ant-Man 3’s head author, that day has lastly arrived.

Talking to SFX journal (per GamesRadar (opens in new tab)), Jeff Loveness has surprisingly revealed that MODOK – one of many Marvel movie’s secondary villains – was largely influenced by a traditional Simpsons antagonist.

The character in query? Frank Grimes, Homer Simpson’s fellow energy plant employee who turns into more and more incensed along with his colleague’s incapacity to do his job correctly. Who knew one among Homer’s most iconic enemies would go on to encourage Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’s MODOK, eh?

Frank Grimes confronts Homer Simpson in The Simpsons' Homer's Enemy episode

Frank Grimes appeared within the 1997 traditional Homer’s Enemy. (Picture credit score: Fox/twentieth Century Tv)

Quantumania, which kicks off Marvel Section 5 on February 17, marks the introduction of two main Marvel villains. Kang the Conqueror is being positioned because the movie’s main villain – he’ll be the MCU’s subsequent Thanos-level risk, in spite of everything. Nevertheless, Loveness revealed that bringing MODOK to life on the large display for the primary time was probably the most satisfying factor about writing the film. Evidently, it helped that he may look to legendary sitcom The Simpsons (all 33 seasons can be found to stream on Disney Plus) for steerage in creating the character’s MCU iteration.

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