MCU fans saw MODOK for the first time thanks to the second full trailer for Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Following initial speculation that the character will play a role in the plot of Ant-Man 3, which was subsequently confirmed at Marvel’s presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, MODOK has become a hot subject. The Quantum Realm-focused sequel’s exclusive Comic-Con teaser gave attendees only a fleeting glimpse of this mechanical foe, but all indications are that he will play a significant part alongside Team Ant-Man and Kang the Conqueror.
The first glimpse of MODOK appeared in late November 2022, around a month after the release of the first teaser for the film. displaying the robot’s gleaming golden shape and a robotic visage modified from his comic book appearances.
MODOK has finally been revealed as he takes his position in the MCU’s Phase 5 story according to the most recent Ant-Man 3 teaser.
On-Screen MCU Debut for MODOK
The antagonist MODOK in the Marvel Cinematic Universe made his first official appearance in the second complete trailer for Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
In the trailer below, with MODOK appearing at the 1:45, which I have marked.