‘Ant-Man’ Officially Kicks Off Production, Cast and Plot Details Revealed

The final cast list for Marvel’s Ant-Man has been revealed along with a few plot details for the upcoming movie…

The much talked about Marvel film ‘Ant-Man’ is finally kicking off production on Monday with the cast and crew filming scenes in San Francisco, California with additional shooting taking place in Atlanta, Georgia.

The movie has undergone some massive changes over the last few months after original writer/director Edgar Wright left the project all together and now Peyton Reed (Bring it On, The Break-Up) is handing directorial duties for the film.

Marvel officially announced the full cast for the film with several new cast members being added:

Paul Rudd (“I Love You Man,” “Role Models”) as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, and Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.

The film also includes outstanding additional cast including Corey Stoll (“House of Cards,” “The Bourne Legacy”), Bobby Cannavale (“Danny Collins,” “Annie,” “HBO’s “The Long Play”), Michael Peña (“End of Watch,” “American Hustle”), Abby Ryder Fortson (“Togetherness”), Judy Greer (“13 Going on 30,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”), David Dastmalchian (“The Dark Knight,” “Prisoners”), Wood Harris (“Remember the Titans,” “The Wire”), John Slattery (“Mad Men,” Marvel’s “Iron Man 2”) and Gregg Turkington (“The Comedy,” “On Cinema”) and multi-hyphenate T.I. (“American Gangster,” “Takers”).

In addition to the cast list, Marvel also revealed some of the plot line that will drive the new film, which will open on July 17, 2015

“Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.”

Stay tuned for more Ant-Man news as the production gets underway and the film gets closer to release.

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