Michael Douglas confirms his return for 'Ant-Man 3'

Veteran actor Michael Douglas has confirmed that he will resume his role as Dr. Hank Pym in the third installment of the Marvel Studios 'Ant-Man' series. Paul Rudd returns as the titular superhero of the film, which will once again be directed by the filmmaker Peyton Reed.

In an interview, Douglas said the new movie will begin production in January 2021.

The world of Marvel has really been great. I love you, I'm having a great time. We started the third in early January 2021, said the 75-year-old actor.

In addition to Douglas and Rudd, Evangeline Lilly He is also expected to repeat his role as Hope van Dyne, also known as Wasp.

According to the source, it will be produced by Marvel Studios honcho Kevin Feige and is likely to be released in 2022.

Reed had also directed the first two installments 'Ant-Man' and 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'.

The film will also mark Rudd's fifth outing as the superhero, as he previously put on the suit in two 'Ant-Man' movies, as well as in 'Captain America: Civil War' and 'Avengers: Endgame'.