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Ant-Man and the Wasp to show off Evangeline Lilly’s new superhero

Director Peyton Reed says the upcoming sequel to Ant-Man will explore the character of the Wasp, played by Evangeline Lilly.

hollywood Updated: Apr 18, 2016 11:01 IST
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Evangeline Lilly gets a glimpse of her future in a still from Ant-Man.(YouTube)

Director Peyton Reed says the upcoming sequel to Ant-Man will explore the character of the Wasp, played by Evangeline Lilly.

The film, titled Ant-Man and the Wasp is set to hit the screens in 2018 and will see Reed back in the director’s chair. Reed will reunite with Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly, who will reprise the title roles, reported Entertainment Weekly.

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“Evangeline is an amazing actress. The first movie was really about her coming into her own as a hero, even though we didn’t see her suit up yet.

Watch a clip featuring Paul Rudd as Ant-Man from Captain America: Civil War here

“So we’re so excited about now being able to show her fully formed and what she is as a superhero. Her power set, how she fights, and what are the injustices that matter to her that she wants to right. That’s part of the really fun thing of the next movie,” Reed said.

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Paul Rudd will be seen reprising his role as Ant-Man in the Captain America: Civil War, which is set release on May 6.

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