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Evangeline Lilly Eyed for Female Lead in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'!

Evangeline Lilly is in talks to star as the female lead in the upcoming Marvel film Ant-Man, according to Variety.

The film is already set to star Paul Rudd in the title role, as well as Michael Douglas and Michael Pena.

Director Edgar Wright is expected to be taking a different approach to the story than what is in the comic books and it is unclear who Evangeline will play. Some insiders believe she will be playing the daughter of Michael Douglas‘ character Pym and the love interest of Paul‘s character Scott Lang.

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Michael Douglas Lands Lead Villain Role in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'!

Michael Douglas proudly shows off his Golden Globe while attending the HBO After Party following the 2014 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday evening (January 12) at Circa 55 Restaurant in Los Angeles.

It was just revealed that the 69-year-old actor will be playing the villain Hank Pym in the upcoming Marvel film Ant-Man!

“With Hank Pym’s rich history in the Marvel Universe, we knew we needed an actor capable of bringing the weight and stature to the role that the character deserves,” said Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. “We felt incredibly relieved when Michael Douglas agreed to step into the part with the charm and fortitude he brings to every character he inhabits, and couldn’t be more excited to see what he will do to bring Hank Pym to life.”

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Paul Rudd is 'Ant-Man' - Marvel Confirms Casting Choice!

Paul Rudd has been confirmed to play the title role in the upcoming Marvel superhero film Ant-Man!

“When Edgar Wright came to us with the idea of Paul Rudd, we felt a huge sense of relief because the first step in creating any Marvel Studios film is finding the right star,” Marvel‘s Kevin Feige said in a statement. “We knew early on that we had found the right person in Paul. When he not only agreed to do it but became as enthusiastic as any actor we’d ever met with about doing the work, we knew we’d found the right guy. We couldn’t be more excited for our audiences to see what he’s going to do to bring Ant-Man to life.”

Ant-Man will be directed by Edgar Wright (The World’s End) and it is slated to debut in theaters on July 31, 2015. The film is the first in Marvel’s “Phase 3″ series, which kicks off right after The Avengers: Age of Ultron closes out the “Phase 2″ movies on May 1, 2015.

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Paul Rudd Lands 'Ant-Man' Role for Marvel Film (Report)

Paul Rudd is reportedly in early negotiations to join the upcoming Marvel comic book film Ant-Man in the title role, according to Variety.

The 44-year-old actor has long been considered a front runner for the role. Edgar Wright (The World’s End) will be directing and he also co-wrote the script.

The story follows “Henry Pym, a brilliant scientist who invented a substance that allowed him to change his size and communicate with insects.”

Paul recently chatted with Total Film about the rumors and said, “There’s nothing that I know about… those are all those rumors. I saw them when you saw them, so it was certainly exciting to be included in a rumor.” Watch the video below!


Paul Rudd Talks ‘Ant-Man’ Role
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