Three years after the release of “Ant-Man,” Abby Ryder Fortson still retains the sassy demeanor that made her memorable as Scott’s young daughter, Cassie. Now nine years old, Fortson feels that Cassie, too, has grown up a bit and will do whatever is necessary to help her father. “Cassie has been spending lots of time with her dad and is so happy because he actually shows her what it’s like to be a superhero when they play,” says Abby.
We had the pleasure of speaking with Abby during a recent exclusive interview and how it was like working with the Cast & Crew of Marvel’s “Antman and the Wasp”. Here is the full interview:
Q: How was your experience coming back for the second movie? Are you excited to have fans see Cassie return?
Abby: I was really excited to work again with all of the amazing people that were on the first Ant-Man, there were more people than the last one and it was just great to keep working with those people.
Q: Who do you think is cooler, Ant-Man or the Wasp?
Abby: If I had to choose if I wanted to be either one I would have to choose the Wasp. She’s awesome. She has blasters and shrinks things by blasting them and she has wings.
Q: How was it working with Paul Rudd and the rest of cast of Antman and the Wasp?
Paul Rudd is a sweet kind, funny actor and he is great to work it was a pleasure to work with him.
Q: What was your favorite scene to shoot?
Abby: My favorite scene to shoot was the maze scene when going through it. Going through lasers was a lot of fun.
Q: How old were you when you started acting?
Abby: I always say this just because it’s true. I started working in my mom’s belly because she was doing a job while she was pregnant with me. And my parents were all actors and my first job was with my dad for a Chevrolet commercial I booked it when I was 3 I started working on it when I was 4.
Q: Have you seen the other Marvel movies? And what is your favorite?
Abby: I have not seen any other movies, but I really want to. I’ve only seen Ant-Man and Ant-Man the wasp.
Q: If you can be a superhero, What would be your one superpower?
Abby: My superpower would be to turn into anything with still the mind of a Human.
Q: What is your dream movie project you would like to work on?
There’s a book that I really want to make into a movie, it’s a book series called the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel and I would really want to play Scathach she’s a Female warrior. And a vegetarian vampire.
Q: What do you like doing in your spare time?
Abby: I love reading and I really love playing soccer.
Q: Do you get used to being a celebrity?
Abby: I wouldn’t call myself for celebrity and I never wanted to be one, I just really want to keep acting and doing my good work.
At just seven years of age, Abby Ryder Forston was named one of the top 12 actors under the age of 12 by Entertainment Weekly. Abby received rave reviews for her standout, strong performances guest-starring as Harper Weil throughout Steven Spielberg’s ABC series “The Whispers,” opposite Lily Rabe. On the big screen, Abby won over critics with her wry sense of humor and spot-on delivery starring opposite Paul Rudd.
“Ant-Man and The Wasp,” flies into theaters on July 6, 2018.