ANT-MAN Confusion Cleared Up; Now Evangeline Lilly Is Back To 'Hope Van Dyne'

It was 'Hope Van Dyne' during Ant-Man's panel at this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con, and then 'Hope Pym' (the same name as an MC2 villain) in an official press release. Well, Marvel Studios have now confirmed that Evangeline Lilly WILL be playing 'Hope Van Dyne" in the movie...

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By Josh Wilding - 7/29/2014

The cast of Ant-Man claim to have not read the script, so if the finishing touches are still being made, perhaps that's why there's been so much confusion over Evangeline Lilly's role in the movie. Those lucky enough to be at Marvel's panel on Saturday said that she was announced as Hope Van Dyne, but an official press release (which you can read by clicking here) stated otherwise. In fact, the reveal that she would be called Hope Pym, led many of us to believe that Ant-Man would be following the MC2 Universe where Hank and Janet do have a daughter of that name. She ultimately becomes the villainous Red Queen after the death of her parents. However, as you can see below, it has now been 100% confirmed that Evangeline Lilly is Hope Van Dyne, and the original press release from Marvel.com has also been updated to reflect that. Of course, now that Janet Van Dyne's fate has been revealed, we all want to know whether Lilly will be suiting up as The Wasp!

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Pasto - 7/29/2014, 10:14 AM
Because reasons.

MercwithMouth - 7/29/2014, 10:15 AM
Not important either way...

Just make it good.
Klone - 7/29/2014, 10:19 AM
Ant-Man = Butchered
FirstAvenger - 7/29/2014, 10:22 AM
Smh... I'm lost.
Reasonnnn - 7/29/2014, 10:22 AM
People = Shut up. You're all going to be OMGWTFBBQ after the first trailer hits.
ScorpioRisin - 7/29/2014, 10:22 AM
Not hyped.
SuperCat - 7/29/2014, 10:23 AM
Nomis - 7/29/2014, 10:24 AM
BatzFTWfan - 7/29/2014, 10:25 AM
I'd rather have this:

Paul Rudd = Pym
Evangeline Lilly = Janet
Micheal Douglas = Pym's father

Than this:

Paul Rudd = Lang
Evangeline Lilly = Hope
Micheal Douglas = Pym

Also, i don't care about Corey's role, but it'd be better to have Egghead and Whirlwind than Cross cousins. It'd be better to bring Peyton before Wright butchering the whole MCU!
Omarvls - 7/29/2014, 10:25 AM
This movie sounds like a train wreck

And some Marvelites said this would out gross

Batman v Superman

smh
BatzFTWfan - 7/29/2014, 10:26 AM
But, i still supporting Ant-man after this and hope it turns out better than expected. <3
MrBlackjack - 7/29/2014, 10:28 AM
I didn't even know it said Hope Pym in the press release...
ALegendaryPanda - 7/29/2014, 10:29 AM
..........Oookay??
Spideysense44 - 7/29/2014, 10:30 AM
Its not Antmans fault you idiots its the reporters
charlie2094 - 7/29/2014, 10:33 AM
...So the press release from Marvel themselves said "Hope Pym", and he's saying Van Dyne?

Could just be that she really is 'Hope Pym' but refers to herself as a van dyne?
GizmoEl - 7/29/2014, 10:36 AM
It's probably both. Maybe her relationship with her father is strained and that's why she goes by van dyne. It doesn't matter, shes the daughter of Hank pym. Even during the panel they called her by both names.
DaVinci31 - 7/29/2014, 10:37 AM
:l . . .
McNyagano - 7/29/2014, 10:39 AM
ok...
RynerLute - 7/29/2014, 10:40 AM

It was right the first time, people just got confused by the multiple reporting errors being made during alot of live streams.

Douglas called her van Dyne from the jump. It makes even more sense now because he said they were estranged. Hope took Janet's last name.
SageMode - 7/29/2014, 10:40 AM
This movie's gonna be great. In Marvel I Trust
GliderMan - 7/29/2014, 10:43 AM
She should be the Wasp, she should join the team in Avengers 3, and then turn all villainous and shit in Ant-Man 2. Surprise the [frick] out of everybody.
DCGuy - 7/29/2014, 10:45 AM
ANT MAN WILL FAIL!
RexDartEskimoSpy - 7/29/2014, 10:45 AM
This script is scrawled entirely on bar napkins, isn't it?
ALegendaryPanda - 7/29/2014, 10:45 AM
@BatfleckReturns

That might have been one of the funniest/craziest things Intruder has ever said. Lol
PAF - 7/29/2014, 10:45 AM
LMFAO. I can't.
MrBlackjack - 7/29/2014, 10:46 AM
Trudy was a straight up psycho...
FordEl - 7/29/2014, 10:46 AM
Im expecting the worst from this movie.
Alfredo27 - 7/29/2014, 10:47 AM
lets have a fake wasp because why use characters from the comics, no big deal we are just a movie based on a comics, nothing to see here, there was no 90s cartoon for everyone to pretend like they read the comics.
MARVELFAN1995 - 7/29/2014, 10:48 AM
Well, Michael Douglas did say that Hope is alienated from him(Hank)in the movie. So, Hope obviously hates Hank because of what happened to her mother. She probably blames him for her death and uses "Van Dyne" in memory of her mother. Her birth name is "Pym"..
Sxcory - 7/29/2014, 10:48 AM
I still can't wait for this movie, but damn... This thing is a cluster[frick].
JamesMan - 7/29/2014, 10:48 AM
I'm gonna laugh off the current failure of this films production.

Jay12678 - 7/29/2014, 10:48 AM
This is the "Marvel Cinematic Universe."
Not 616, not Ultimate, not Marvel Now. Things are bound to be different. Nobody lost it when Marvel announced Tony Stark was making Ultron. I don't see the problem now.
Donovan - 7/29/2014, 10:49 AM
...well, it's not surprising all this confusing stuff, 'cause Ant-Man movie seems made of out loosen limbs as for now...hope this turns out for the best...
Pasto - 7/29/2014, 10:49 AM
#FearTheAnt #FreeTrudy #RIPTrudster
shabat - 7/29/2014, 10:49 AM
All this bullshit going on...and it will probably end up being the best [frick]ing movie ever.
TelaVizion - 7/29/2014, 10:49 AM
They'll change it again and figure it all out by the time filming starts. Cause Kevin was the first one to say "sorry, it's Pym", which started the whole confusing (considering Van Dyne was weird from the start).
InfiniteMonkey - 7/29/2014, 10:49 AM
I pooped and conventional wisdom says that all poop are coloured brown but to my surprise, it was green.
[frick]ing confused.

Seriously, Janet, Hope, Marcy, and Darcy, its still a hot piece of ass even though the colour might be different from what your accustomed to. Just bang it either way.
Pasto - 7/29/2014, 10:50 AM
So I googled this actress Maisie Williams, she is oddly attractive...
Objectivelybiased - 7/29/2014, 10:50 AM
This is just 'Jack or Sawyer' all over again isn't it?

Evangeline and her universal indecisiveness ladies and gentlemen.
SpiderFraud - 7/29/2014, 10:51 AM
People just pick and choose what source material changes they want to complain about.

One reason why fanboys will never be taking serious.
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