According to Deadline, Evangeline Lilly is “in early talks” to join Ant-Man as the film’s female lead. Oddly enough, some insiders say Lilly might play the role of Ant-Man Hank Pym’s daughter and love interest to Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang, despite the fact that Hank Pym did not have a daughter in the Ant-Man comics. By that same standard of logic, it’s also possible Evangeline Lilly is actually playing some kind of lady cyborg supervillain with whom Scott Lang engages in a dark erotic liaison. That’s probably not canon either but, hey, if they’re going to change it up a little, actually change it up a little.
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Actress Evangeline Lilly attends Jason Binn and DuJour Magazine celebration of the opening of “The Hobbit” at Warner Bros Studios New York on December 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images) Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/2013 Getty Images