It’s already been announced that Paul Rudd would be playing the Scott Lang version of Ant-Man in the upcoming film from Edgar Wright. Now, word has just comes down that Academy Award winning actor, Michael Douglas has been cast as Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man and the creator of the Ant-Man suit.
Here’s what Kevin Feige had to say about the casting announcement:
“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. 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.”