Michael Pena - Michael Pena for Ant-Man role?

Michael Pena is in talks to join the cast of 'Ant-Man'.

The 'End of Watch' star is negotiating a deal to star in the upcoming Marvel superhero movie alongside Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas, according to TheWrap.com.

Pena has been offered an unspecified role in the film and is expected to sign on should his current schedule allow.

The actor is set to begin shooting the US remake of hit British TV show 'Broadchurch' - renamed 'Gracepoint' - at the end of January, while 'Ant-Man' is set to begin filming in April.

Pena has previously had roles in hit movies such as 'Crash', 'World Trade Center', 'Observe and Report' and most recently, 'American Hustle'. He will next be seen alongside Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf in David Ayers' World War II movie, 'Fury'.

'Ant-Man', which is being directed by British filmmaker Edgar Wright, follows the adventures of a superhero that can shrink himself down to insect size.

Rudd will play Scott Lang, the new incarnation of Ant-Man, while Douglas will play Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man who discovered the scientific technology which affords the hero his powers.

The film is set for release in July 2015.


Contactmusic

Tags: Michael Pena - Paul Rudd - Michael Douglas - Edgar Wright

Advertisement

More Michael Pena

Brad Pitt Joined By Logan Lerman And Shia Labeouf At 'Fury' Photocall

Brad Pitt was joined by his 'Fury' co-stars at a Paris photocall held at Les Invalides. He posed on the red carpet in front of...

Brad Pitt, Shi Lebouf, Michael Peña And The Stars Of 'Fury' Arrive For The Films New York Premiere - Pt2

The stars of 'Fury' arrived for the New York film premiere to mixed responses from photographers and onlookers. Brad Pitt entered to a tremendous applause...

Fury - International Trailer and Featurette Trailer

During April, 1945, the final month of World War Two, the Allied Forces are making their final push into German territory. With the recent death...

Can Fox's 'Gracepoint' Grasp the Guile of BBC's 'Broadchurch'?

Despite casting the same lead actor, those behind 'Gracepoint' - a remake of the acclaimed BBC crime drama 'Broadchurch' - insist the show will have...

Advertisement

Could Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Win Oscar for Best Picture in 2015? [Trailer + Pictures]

The explosive first trailer for David Ayer's World War II movie Fury starring Brad Pitt has rolled out online. The movie follows army sergeant Wardaddy...

Fury Trailer

Wardaddy is an army sergeant with years of experience in the horrors and victories of war. He's one of the most effective and most courageous...

Lea Michele Turned Heads With Plunging Neckline At FOX Upfronts - Part 8

'Glee' star Lea Michele turned heads in a very short, green, silky dress with an extremely daring plunging neckline at the FOX Upfronts presentation at...

Evangeline Lilly In Talks With Marvel For 'Ant-Man'

Ant-Man's love interest may be played by Evangeline Lilly. Lilly who has most recently appeared as the elf Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of...

Advertisement

Comments

Michael Pena Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Michael Pena

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All