Michael Douglas will be in Ant-Man sequel

2015-11-16 15:01
Michael Douglas

Los Angeles - Michael Douglas is in talks to return for the Ant-Man sequel.

The 71-year-old actor has revealed Marvel has been in touch with him about reprising his role as Dr. Hank Pym in Ant-Man and the Wasp.

He told Collider: "I just got a call recently - they want to negotiate for a sequel and I thought, 'That's great!' Hopefully, I won't have to carry quite as much expositional dialogue as the first one but I had a wonderful time doing it. Just a great, great time. The cast was fantastic. Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena - I'm sure he'll be back. If they can scrape Corey Stoll off the wall, I'm sure they'll want him too - he's such a good villain.

"And Peyton Reed too. It was a lovely experience, so you know, I welcome it. I chuckle about being involved with a movie that already has a release date in 2018. You know, it's hard to conceive of that, but it's all good, all the way around, it's all good."

Director Peyton Reed is already on board for the next installment, which will feature more of Lilly's character Hope as her superhero alter ego The Wasp.

Ant-Man and the Wasp will is set for release on 6 July 2018 while Rudd's Scott Lang is to appear in Captain America: Civil War in April next year.

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