He joins a cast that includes Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd as Hank Pym and Scott Lang. Evangeline Lilly stars as the female lead, who is rumored to be Pym's daughter and Lang's love interest, with Patrick Wilson and Michael Pena also starring in unknown roles.
No story details have been released, but an /ant-man-adds-clifton-collins-jr/unconfirmed report from January revealed that the story begins in the early 1960s, with Hank Pym fighting Communism as a spy for the government. The story then shifts to present day, which marks the beginning of Scott Lang's story arc. Michael Pena is rumored to play a villain named Castillo, although that has not been confirmed.