Canadian actress, Evangeline Lilly and American stage/screen actor, Corey Stoll are the latest addition to the cast of Marvel’s upcoming American superhero film, Ant-Man.
Lilly is best known for her role as Kate Austen in ABC’s Lost, also for her roles in the feature films Afterwards, The Hurt Locker, Real Steel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and will appear in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
Stoll is best known for his role as U.S. Representative Peter Russo in the first season of the American television drama House of Cards and for his roles in feature films Midnight in Paris, The Bourne Legacy, Non-Stop.
Evangeline Lilly will play Hope Pym, daughter of Hank Pym and Corey Stoll will play Darren Cross, AKA Yellowjacket, antagonist of the film.
“We’ve been fans of Evangeline for years, and couldn’t be more pleased that she’s agreed to join us on Ant-Man’s journey to the big screen, said Marvel’s Kevin Feige.
We look forward to audiences learning more about her character when she joins forces with Hank Pym and Scott Lang in 2015.”
Feige adds, “Corey brings depth to every role he plays. As a major part of the Ant-Man ensemble, we all wanted an actor who could be both cunning and sympathetic, and help create a character as dynamic as Marvel’s best antagonists.”
Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll join Paul Rudd (Scott Lang) and Michael Douglas (Hank Pym), along with director Peyton Reed.
Ant-Man is scheduled to be released on July 17, 2015.
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