Michael Douglas Ant-Man

Marvel confirmed that Actor Michael Douglas (who played the role of Gordon Gekko in Wall Street) is joining the cast of the upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Ant-Man! He will play the role of Hank Pym the creator of the Ant-Man suit. A few words from Marvel’s Kevin Feige:

Ant-Man Movie Trailer

“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.”

Kevin Feige, President of Production at Marvel Studios

The film is directed by Edgar Wright. Actor Paul Rudd got the lead role as Scott Lang, a burglar who stole Hank Pym’s suit and who for some reason accepts to become the new Ant-Man.

In theaters: July 31, 2015.

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