Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd, has gathered together a motley crew for its cast. Mad Men’s John Slattery, Archer’s Judy Greer, Boardwalk Empire’s Bobby Cannavale and rapper T.I. have all joined the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In the movie, which began production this week in San Francisco, Dr. Pym, played by Michael Douglass mentor’s Rudd’s Ant-Man. The hero will shrink his size while increasing his strength to battle bad guy Yellowjacket, played by Corey Stoll (House of Cards). Evangeline Lily will play Pym’s daughter.
The concept may sound absurd, but Marvel Studios has proved it can pull off superhero comedies, with this summer’s highly successfulGuardians of the Galaxy. It looks like the studio is aiming for more serendipity with Ant-Man. Rudd (Knocked Up, Role Models) is known for his comic timing, and Marvel selected comedy…
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