SPECULATION: Could Evangeline Lilly's Role In ANT-MAN Be Jessica Drew?

SPECULATION: Could Evangeline Lilly's Role In ANT-MAN Be Jessica Drew?

The recent scoop which named Lost star Evangeline Lilly as being up for a role in Ant-Man has fans speculating it may be for Janet Van Dyne, aka the Wasp. But could she possibly be another prominent Avenger heroine? Agent Jessica Drew aka Spider-Woman?

It may be speculation, but a recent article form Entertainment Weekly suggested Evangeline Lilly who has been in talks with Marvel regarding a female role in Ant-Man could not just be up for the role of The Wasp, but (quote) "could theoretically be playing someone like Spider-Woman or Captain Marvel".

Evangeline Lilly as Captain Marvel aka Carol Danvers? Not really the same look, plus there's already a rumor about that on this article here.

But Evangeline Lilly as former Hydra and S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Jessica Drew (aka Spider-Woman)?

Aside from Captain Marvel (formerly Miss Marvel), Spider-Woman has been the only other prominent super heroine Avenger in the more recent and current Avengers book.

Evangeline Lilly's personality is also more suited for the more serious Jessica Drew than it is for the often outgoing bubbly Janet Van Dyne.

Of course, there's the topic of who owns Spider-Woman's film rights, but it seems like it would be Marvel Studios since Jessica Drew has no affiliation with Spider-Man in the comic books, just their "spider" code names. Worst case scenario, it would be handled like the Scarlet Witch / Quicksilver situation, where she won't even have to be "Spider-Woman" but just be known as Agent Jessica Drew.
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Pasto - 2/7/2014, 7:26 AM
I said what-what, in the butt.
Isra - 2/7/2014, 7:29 AM
Me wants...
MrReese - 2/7/2014, 7:37 AM
@Pasto lol

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MrReese - 2/7/2014, 7:38 AM
Also I'm sold!! XD
IronPunk - 2/7/2014, 7:39 AM
Isn't there inside rumors that SKYE from Agent's of S.H.I.E.L.D. could be Jessica Drew???
IronPunk - 2/7/2014, 7:42 AM
But Evangeline Lilly does look like her.

Either way whoever is the real Jessica Drew.

[code]THUMS UP[/code]
SuperCat - 2/7/2014, 7:45 AM
McNyagano - 2/7/2014, 7:48 AM
I think Skye will be Jessica Drew aka Spider Woman. And Marvel has the rights to most of their charcaters except Namour, Spidey , X-Men and the FF.
SpiderParker - 2/7/2014, 7:51 AM
Whats with Spider-Woman's costume? It looks like she is naked with body paint all over her.
GliderMan - 2/7/2014, 7:55 AM
How about Jessica Jones?
IronPunk - 2/7/2014, 7:57 AM

Nothing wrong with that ;)
superotherside - 2/7/2014, 7:59 AM
If I was Marvel I'd do a Spider-Woman show along the lines of Alias.

Think about it, she is working for the "CIA" only to find out she was actually working for Hydra.

Thus she joins Shield to help take them down. That would be perfect.

Plus if they did this I think ABC would be watched more. Think about it. Agents of Shield isn't that great and it's the 2nd most watched show on ABC? I mean if it was actually a good show it would get tons of viewing.

And if you guys are worried that ABC would have to dumb it down too much don't be. If they did it like Alias it wouldn't be childish. Alias is not an un-violent show. Several people are killed etc. They even have sci-fi thrown in a believable way.

It's pretty cool. I should do an editorial on this.
jimoakley666 - 2/7/2014, 8:00 AM
I think people are making this more complicated, rather than assuming the simplest answer is the truth. I can't imagine at this point, what role Spider-Woman would play in this movie. That being said, we know Ant-Man will be a heist movie. What IS the heist, though? Will it be...

Scott Lang nicks the Ant- Man suit to rob... something, to save his daughter with financial aid or with her being kidnapped?

Will Scott be trying to steal a pice of medical equipment to directly save his daughter's life?

Will Scott be dating / involved with / married to Hank's daughter who is kidnapped for ransom of Pym tech and Hank gives him his help to get her back?

In that last scenario I could see Jess being used as either a SHIELD or crime group member. And I honestly think Hank WILL be tied in with SHIELD from the off. If he's a spy in the 60's you can guarantee it'll be for SHIELD. He may even just be their head of r&d and Fitz Simmon's may reference him in AOS.
Hellsing - 2/7/2014, 8:09 AM
I'm slightly baffled by the notion that an actors personality has to match a fictional characters personality in order for her/him to play that role. Sure in some cases actors inject a little of themselves in to the character but the personality thing is just WTF!
charlie2094 - 2/7/2014, 8:10 AM
Don't think so, do think Skye is in fact Spider-Woman, quite a few nods to it and seems to be a pretty popular guess, especially after the last episode and that pod thing she was in...looks a lot like something out of Drew's origins...

Ramiel - 2/7/2014, 8:15 AM
Evangeline as Spider-Woman? Yes, please!

Ramiel - 2/7/2014, 8:16 AM
Charlie2094 - 2/7/2014, 8:10 AM
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Don't think so, do think Skye is in fact Spider-Woman


Who in the blue moon is Skye?
charlie2094 - 2/7/2014, 8:21 AM

Agents of SHIELD? Been quite a few nods to it, a photo behind her once, looked a bit like the costume, Coulson said she's an 0-8-4, her history isn't really known, don't know her real name, ended last episode in a pod like thing, which is a part of Drews origin etc
MercwithMouth - 2/7/2014, 8:25 AM

Skye is a character on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..
XKnight - 2/7/2014, 8:26 AM
As much as I would love her to be, she isn't:

Skye (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) really Jessica Drew?

SpiderParker - 2/7/2014, 8:26 AM
At this point I'm not sure if Skye is Jessica Jones or Jessica Drew. It could go either way.
Owlman88 - 2/7/2014, 8:26 AM
Hell no! Spider-Woman sucks
MercwithMouth - 2/7/2014, 8:28 AM

What clues are there to make you think Jessica Jones?
Ramiel - 2/7/2014, 8:30 AM
So, is this Skye person more popular than Evangeline?
SpiderParker - 2/7/2014, 8:33 AM
I dunno man, Skye has been rumored to be Jones for some time and Jones was involved with a accident after which she went to comma and there was some chemical involved. So, who knows...
XKnight - 2/7/2014, 8:34 AM
At this rate ABC better make Skye really is Jessica Drew especially with all the hints and hype going around.

Anything less would be a disappointment to the fans, especially comic book fans that have been following the show since Day 1.
Pasto - 2/7/2014, 8:47 AM
Skye is a useless character (Scratch that: was), but I'd like to......dang it, hard to make an innuendo about her name.
Luminus - 2/7/2014, 8:50 AM
Wrong. Skye is Jessica Drew.
MercwithMouth - 2/7/2014, 8:53 AM

Don't worry, we know where you're goin with that. And I think we all agree.
MercwithMouth - 2/7/2014, 8:54 AM

That's cool. I haven't really heard any of those rumours, but anything's possible. I just think whoever is doing the Jessica Jones show on Netflix would want to hire their own actress, and do their own origin story.
MercwithMouth - 2/7/2014, 8:58 AM

That titty bounce tho...

JatevinM - 2/7/2014, 9:01 AM
I really hope Skye isn't Jessica Drew.
Omarvls - 2/7/2014, 9:21 AM
Marvel aint messing around

Spider Woman would be AMAZING
Bekss - 2/7/2014, 9:25 AM
Marvel can use Namor. Universal still have the rights of Hulk, but Marvel and Universal have some kind of deal where Marvel can use Hulk and they receive a little part of the money. They can make the same thing with Namor.

hope we can see Namor before Aquaman.
luffycapri - 2/7/2014, 10:19 AM
Please be true
BritishMonkey - 2/7/2014, 10:40 AM
This sounds very good. I like it.
Ramiel - 2/7/2014, 10:40 AM
Evangeline Lilly >>> Whoever this Skye person is
DavidMiller - 2/7/2014, 11:24 AM

Dunejedi - 2/7/2014, 11:43 AM
I'd rather they found a more zaftig actress than Lilly or Skye ( don't know her real name ). A huge part of Spider-woman's appeal is her sex-appeal. Not to imply either of these ladies aren't sexy, but I want Spider-Woman to look at least 70% like a Frank Cho drawing. I think Lilly could make a decent Wasp, though.
Equivocal - 2/7/2014, 12:00 PM

Jessica Drew is English !

unless she makes a perfect british accent, then maybe
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