Michael Douglas will be starring in the upcoming Marvel Comics film Ant-Man directed by Edgar Wright. Douglas has been cast as scientist Dr. Henry “Hank” Pym, with Paul Rudd starring as Scott Lang. Ant-Man is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 31st, 2015.
“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.” (read more)