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Michael Douglas to have role in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ film

Michael Douglas on starring in 'Ant-Man': I've been dying to do a Marvel picture for so long. The script is really fun, the director is really good. (Reuters) Michael Douglas on starring in 'Ant-Man': I've been dying to do a Marvel picture for so long. The script is really fun, the director is really good. (Reuters)
By: Press Trust of India | London | Posted: January 16, 2014 10:12 am

Hollywood icon Michael Douglas has confirmed that he will have a role in the upcoming Marvel superhero film, ‘Ant-Man’.

The 69-year-old actor will play Henry ‘Hank’ Pym, the creator of the technology used to shrink a human to the size of an insect, in the Edgar Wright directed film, reported BBC online.

“I’ve been dying to do a Marvel picture for so long. The script is really fun, the director is really good. Dylan (the actor’s 13-year-old son) will love it. He’ll have a picture he can see,” he said.

Hank Pym first appeared in the 27th issue of Marvel Comics series ‘Tales to Astonish’ in January 1962 ‘Anchorman’ star Paul Rudd, 44, will be playing the part of Scott Lang, Ant-Man’s alter-ego.

The plot for ‘Ant-Man’ has yet to be revealed.

Marvel, owned by Disney, has had success at the box office recently, with films such as ‘Avengers’ and ‘Iron Man 3′ making billions worldwide.

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