The Ant-Man cast continues to grow with the news that the always excellent Corey Stoll (House Of Card, Midnight In Paris) has joined the cast, according to TheWrap, although it’s not known who he will play.
He’ll star alongside Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd as original Ant-Man Hank Pym and his eventual successor Scott Lang. Evangeline Lilly will be the female lead, who is rumoured to be Pym’s daughter and Lang’s love interest.
Patrick Wilson and Michael Pena are also set for currently unknown roles (although it’s believed Pena will be a villain).
Marvel hasn’t officially released any plot details, but it’s believed the story starts in the 1960s, where Hank Pym, who has invented technology that can shrink him to a tiny size, is working as a spy fighting Communism for the government. The story then shifts to the present day, where Michael Douglas is an older Hank Pym. It’s been suggested Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang initially steals Pym’s tech, but eventually starts to work with him and become the Ant-man.
Edgar Wright is directing from a script he co-wrote with Joe Cornish. Filming begins next month.