Fresh off of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, it looks like former Lost star Evangeline Lilly is about to join another fanboy property in Marvel’s Ant-Man, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
It’s unclear who she’ll be playing, but my guess is it’s Dr. Erica Sondheim. When Scott Lang, who is being played by Paul Rudd in the movie, steals the Ant-Man technology from Henry Pym, he eventually breaks into Cross Technological Enterprises to find Dr. Sondheim, who is perhaps the only person who could heal his sick daughter.
I’m not too familiar with the character, so I’m not sure if Lilly is a fit there or not, but it doesn’t truly matter. Lilly is talented and it’s good to see her get more roles in big projects. THR is also saying this isn’t a one-off part, so expect her to have some presence in future Marvel pictures as well.
Ant-Man already has a cast of Rudd, Michael Douglas and Michael Pena. [THR]