AceShowbiz - Here's your first look at Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp. The actress suits up as the superhero in a picture she shared on Monday, August 28 in celebration of what would've been the 100th birthday of artist and Marvel comics legend Jack Kirby.
In the image taken on "Ant-Man and The Wasp" set, Lilly's character Hope van Dyne dons the Wasp's costume. "I am honoured to be on set today playing #TheWasp on what would be Jack Kirby's 100th birthday," she wrote in the caption.
I am honoured to be on set today playing #TheWasp on what would be Jack Kirby's 100th birthday.August 28, 2017
The "Ant-Man" sequel is currently filmed in Atlanta, Ga. with Peyton Reed returning behind the lens. Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari wrote the script. Paul Rudd reprises his role as Scott Lang a.k.a. Ant-Man, Michael Douglas returns as Dr. Hank Pym, and Michael Pena is back as Luis. New additions to the cast include Michelle Pfeiffer as Hope's mother Janet Van Dyne, and Laurence Fishburne as Bill Foster, a former scientist who worked with Hank Pym and later becomes a size-changing superhero, Giant Man, in the comic books.
According to the official synopsis, in the aftermath of "Captain America: Civil War", Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he's confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.
"Ant-Man and The Wasp" is planned for a July 6, 2018 release in the United States. Prior to that, Rudd's Ant-Man will join other Marvel superheroes in "Avengers: Infinity War", which is due out May 4, 2018. Rumor has it, Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye will appear in the "Ant-Man" sequel, but it has not been confirmed yet.