Michael Douglas Cast as Hank Pym

Michael Douglas Cast as Hank Pym

January 13, 2014 0 By Steph Mernagh

Oscar-winning actor to join Paul Rudd.

Today, Marvel announced that Michael Douglas, the Oscar-winning actor, will be joining Paul Rudd (playing Scott Lang) onscreen for Ant-Man, coming out July 31, 2015. The following is an excerpt from the official statement from Marvel’s site:

“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 the full article here and tell us what you think of their decision in the comments below!