Michael Pena in Talks to Join Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man

New York premiere of 'Turbo'TheWrap is reporting that actor Michael Pena has been offered an role in Marvel Studios' upcoming Ant-Man, though it's unclear what character he would portray should he sign on. Production on the film is expected to begin this spring in Georgia, with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd already cast as Hank Pym and Scott Lang, respectively.

Pena can be seen in theaters now in David O. Russell's American Hustle. He's also well known for appearing in End of Watch, Shooter, "The Shield," and "Eastbound & Down."

Ant-Man will be directed by Edgar Wright from a script he co-wrote with Joe Cornish. It is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on July 31, 2015.

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