Michael Douglas is Hank Pym

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  1. Rorschach2012

    Rorschach2012 I'll Cancel the Pizzas

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    http://variety.com/2014/film/news/michael-douglas-ant-man-1201052848/
     
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    I dig it.
     
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  3. Ultra Nolanite

    Ultra Nolanite Well-Known Member

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    Don't like it. I wanted Pym to be THE Ant-Man
     
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    747 Fanboy rivalry? Yawn.

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    Incredibly cool and interesting casting choice. Anticipation for this film just keeps building for me – and it was pretty damn high to begin with.
     
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  5. Spider-Ranger

    Spider-Ranger aka Goran

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    Didn't see this coming at all...
     
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  6. Suzanne78

    Suzanne78 Abs Without Fear

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    Insane casting. Not at all what I was expecting.

    But I'm still in.
     
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  7. Wolfwood

    Wolfwood Shasta McNasty

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    Catherine Zeta Jones for Wasp. :o
     
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  8. R_Hythlodeus

    R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    waaaaaahhhhh!!!!!!!
    not sure if I'm excited (because that def. rules out pym as an avenger which is a goddamn shame) but it is absolutely mind blowing casting.
    so we need a jan now that looks the same age as douglas? betty white?
     
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    Fascinating casting but count me among those disappointed that now we won't be seeing Hank and Jan together in the Avengers.
     
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    It is disappointing but I'm still loving it for some reason...it's like some kinda black magic voodoo s**t that Marvel is pulling on me.
     
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  11. smashmode

    smashmode House Stark

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    So confused. So no Wasp?
     
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    747 Fanboy rivalry? Yawn.

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    Wright has been quite clear from the beginning with his intention of doing "To Steal an Ant-Man" with an older Pym. Comic purists will call foul; I say it sounds incredibly interesting and cool.
     
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    Wow another great casting choice. Just give me a good movie, I don't care who's doing what haha.
     
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  14. Quasimod0

    Quasimod0 Bell-Ringer

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    Great casting choice. I admit I am sad that we wont be having the regular young Hank and Jan, but I'm interested in seeing how this all works out.
     
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  15. R_Hythlodeus

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    I say it's both. a bold move that really angers me but very interesting and with a lot of potential.
    that said, this is probably the second biggest star MS has ever cast, just after Redford and I can't wait for Pym to crossover with the Nova Corps for a Douglas/Close reunion
     
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  16. TheNextNolan22

    TheNextNolan22 Hurting Really REALLY BAD

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    Disappointed we're not getting Hank and Jan together, but holy **** great choice! Fresh off a Golden Globe last night! :up:
     
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  17. BatFan1979

    BatFan1979 The Fan Batman Needs...

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    CBMs have definitely come a long way!

    I didn't see this coming either! I've been so occupied with Batfleck and Luthor, etc, that I almost forgot about Ant-Man....shame on me.
     
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  18. BoredGuy

    BoredGuy Chairman of the Bored

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    this is really, really surprising, and pretty frickin awesome

    I'm not a big Ant-Man fanboy though, so I'm not in "disappointed-its-not-pym" camp, I could care less about Pym, Lang was always a bit cooler, and now with Douglas, I imagine Wright will make Hank much more interesting than he ever came off in the comics
     
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  19. smashmode

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    So if Wasp is old, this means that we still might have Lang ant-man interacting with greater MCU in the future, but no more Wasp.?
     
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    BoredGuy Chairman of the Bored

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    well hey, Douglas goes for younger women in real life, so why not in the film too??
     
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    Maybe they’ll change the relationship between Hank and Janet to father/daughter instead of husband/wife.
     
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    Son of Coul Not 100% A Dick

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    Can't wait to see how all this talent pulls together; almost surreal to imagine Wright, Rudd, and Douglas all working on the same movie.
     
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    CrypticOne Poetic Violence

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    I can't wait to see this films full casting. So far, its off to a great start!
     
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    Great actor, but I was hoping for a younger Hank Pym though. I was hoping he'd be roughly the same age as the Avengers cast. But Douglas looks at least 20 years older than Downey Jr., Ruffalo, Evans, and the rest of the Avengers.

    But, I'll trust that Marvel knows what they are doing. So far so good.
     
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