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Ant-Man Comic-Con Recap: Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll and more.

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Posted by: Matt McGloin, Editor/Publisher
created 07/26/2014 - 9:13pm, updated 07/26/2014 - 10:19pm

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Below you can check out the highlights regarding Ant-Man from the Marvel Studios Hall H panel currently going on at the San Diego Comic-Con.

 

Moderator Chris Hardwick comes on stage followed by Marvel Studios president and producer Kevin Feige and the cast of Ant-Man.

2015 focuses on The Avengers 2 and Ant-Man.

Corey Stoll announced as playing Darren Cross, aka Yellowjacket, for Ant-Man.

Plot details are given for Ant-Man:

Douglas confirms he is mentoring Rudd to take over Ant-Man; there is mention of a heist; Darren Cross takes the company in an evil direction (but according to Cross, he is taking it in the future); so Douglas gets Rudd to become Ant-Man.

Evangeline Lilly is there and relieved she can now say she is part of the cast. It's confirmed she is playing Janet Van Dyne (aka Wasp in the comics). Update: Marvel.com is stating Lilly is playing Hope Pym, daughter to Hank Pym (and in the comics daugher to Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne).

It's stated Stoll will become Yellowjacket by Kevin Feige.

Ant-Man starts filming August 18th in Atlanta.

Now Ant-Man Footage is shown:

A lab is shown with beakers and colored liquids. Then a glass cage is shown with an anthill inside.

There is discussion between Pym (Douglas) and Lang (Rudd), with Pym telling him he wants a regular guy for Ant-Man.

Then it shows Ant-Man (Lang) on a rooftop who looks to be chased by full-sized people. Ant-Man jumps on ant and and looks terrified, with Pym guiding him through the helmet.  Lang is then having some trouble with the helmet and is shown inside some kind of tech. Pym then tells Lang to run and jump with an ant catching Lang.

The Ant-Man logo hits.

"Ant-Man" has a July 17, 2015 release directed by Peyton Reed starring Michael Douglas as Hank Pym and Paul Rudd as Scott Lang.

Head on over t the Cosmic Book News Avengers Hub for more.

 
 

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