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Patrick Wilson in Talks to Join Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

February 28, 2014 (2:28 am) GMT
The 'Insidious' actor enters negotiations for an undisclosed role to join Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd in the Marvel film.

is in negotiations to play an unspecified role in "", Deadline learns. He is expected to join who will play Dr. Hank Pym, the inventor of original Ant-Man equipment, and who will portray Scott Lang, the newer generation of Ant-Man.

Other than the "" star and the "" actor, no other cast member for the Marvel new superhero film has officially been announced. is reportedly courted to play the female lead. is linked to the project as well.

Edgar Wright ("") directs the pic and co-writes the screenplay with Joe Cornish (""), while "" composer Steven Price is tapped to provide the score. The movie is set to make its way out in the United States on July 17, 2015.

After riding on the success of micro-budgeted horror films "" and "", Wilson will next be seen in Joe Carnahan's action comedy thriller "". His other new projects include drama "" and dramedy "North of Hell".

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