VIDEO: Michael Douglas Dishes On ANT-MAN And San Diego Comic-Con with David Letterman

As the Marvel production seeks additional cast look-alikes in Atlanta, Michael Douglas discussed Ant-Man and going to Comic-Con on the Late Show With David Letterman. Check it out after the jump!

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"Oh yeah, I'm gonna do a Marvel Comics thing called Ant-Man," said Michael Douglas when David Letterman brought up the 2015 adaptation, and suggested that the veteran actor still has the opportunity to take on new and challenging roles. "Yep, Ant-Man with Paul Rudd - wonderful actor- and I'm taking Dylan out to Comic-Con for the first time in my life. Which I hear is a scene and a half." Letterman then asked if Ant-Man was a popular comic, to which Douglas replied, "I'm not a comic guy...a couple people in your staff know about it. I don't think it was one of your major [superhero] ones, but this is about an ant." Back on San Diego Comic-Con, which is two weeks away, the Hank Pym actor says he doesn't know all of what to expect. "They just say it is insane; they say it is completely insane. It's a little bit like a Halloween party...everyone gets dressed up as their favorite character; I'm not quite sure. But Marvel has a night & evening." Meanwhile, it was previously reported that Ant-Man was looking to cast a younger-looking Michael Douglas look-alike presumably for flashback scenes in the film, and now Project Casting reveals that the Atlanta-based Marvel Studios production is seeking experienced photo doubles/stand-ins for stars Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, and Corey Stoll. For specifics on how you could apply for the gig, make the jump here. In the meantime, check out this fan art of Douglas as Hank Pym.
 

Michael Douglas is Ant Man by CarlPearce on deviantART

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly, David Dastmalchian, Michael Pena, and Patrick Wilson, and is set for release on July 17, 2015.
Source: Late Show With David Letterman | CBS
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Maven - 7/11/2014, 6:12 AM
Just saw this a few minutes ago,

Cool that he's going to con. I'd love to see him with Downey, Jackson etc.
Jollem - 7/11/2014, 6:17 AM

blvdnoise - 7/11/2014, 6:20 AM
Please be good.. PLease be good.. Please be good..
Pasto - 7/11/2014, 6:20 AM
Hot Coco.
DefcoN - 7/11/2014, 6:51 AM
@yoss I applaud you, sir!
case - 7/11/2014, 6:52 AM
Haha I believe you are some kind of wizard yoss...
Lozzy - 7/11/2014, 6:53 AM
Im still disappointed about the whole Edgar Wright thing, but im still willing to give this movie a chance. Its got a great cast and im sure they are still using the key elements from Wrights script.
Enphlieuwince - 7/11/2014, 6:55 AM
And yoss summed it up beautifully. That's EXACTLY what will happen.
case - 7/11/2014, 6:57 AM
Ok time to get drunk and [frick]ed up and [frick] up the punks. Enjoy your work day Americans!
jimoakley666 - 7/11/2014, 6:59 AM
Ha. That's my drawing of Douglas as Ant Man. Yes, my name is actually Carl Pearce.
dio - 7/11/2014, 7:01 AM
Damn Yoss yer on a roll today.
dio - 7/11/2014, 7:02 AM
@jimoakley666 are you serious? If so that is an awesome pic man! If not, it's still an awesome pic man!
McNyagano - 7/11/2014, 7:04 AM
@Yoss

jimoakley666 - 7/11/2014, 7:09 AM
@dio - Yeah, it's me. Check the matching avatars between this and the deviantArt account.
jimoakley666 - 7/11/2014, 7:21 AM
Cheers, @yoss
MightyZeus - 7/11/2014, 7:32 AM
Michael Douglas is awesome.

It's great that he's going to comic con.
SuperCat - 7/11/2014, 7:40 AM
Kill it.

KINGPEN266 - 7/11/2014, 7:50 AM
WE STILL TALKING ABOUT THIS MOVIE? SMH
EzioKenway1225 - 7/11/2014, 7:57 AM
Kingpen-yeah,cause it still is coming out
ManCalledSting - 7/11/2014, 8:16 AM
I'm still not sold on old man Pym, or Rudd as Lang. But I do hope it's a good movie, and I'm surprised.
dio - 7/11/2014, 8:32 AM
@Jimoakley666 dude. can't wait to see your other stuff man! Seriously sick. Saw the thumb for the article and that's what drew me in(no pun intended).
rabid - 7/11/2014, 8:41 AM
Someone needs to slap the taste of Edgar Wright off this movie. Nobody wants to see the adventures of Old Man Pym.
PymParticle - 7/11/2014, 8:41 AM
Is he alive?
Snotzo - 7/11/2014, 8:42 AM
Letterman: Is Ant-Man a popular character with a long running series?

Douglas: ... .... .....

Audience: (Laughter)
TheAbomination - 7/11/2014, 8:56 AM
You can tell he knows next to nothing about this property. He better do his homework or else.
RebelVulcan - 7/11/2014, 8:56 AM
@Yossarian- Wow, do you have a fortune teller locked in your basement or something?
Also, if they're seeking a stunt double for Evangeline Lily, does this confirm she'll he playing a more 'actiony' role? Wasp perhaps?
Dios - 7/11/2014, 9:35 AM
Yoss, you forgot the complaints about not enough Marvel tie ins/ over stuffed with marvel tie ins
MsDarkPhoenix - 7/11/2014, 9:35 AM
Yoss, I haven't told you that in a while, YOU ARE AWESOME!!!! :D
Killuminatic - 7/11/2014, 9:43 AM
@yossarian If only every user on this site had the same mindset as you, then everyday would be a good day... Not that it isn't though, I mean, we've still got you and a few others.

I know I haven't interacted much but for all the years I've visited this site, I know we had a tight-knit community. I've seen many users come and go and then disappear entirely. Many who you would sorely miss as you would a close friend, and the many who return as if they had walked through the fire once you turned your back, just like in the movies. Then again, this is what makes our community.

Oh and my favourite Michael Douglas movie is this one...


Killuminatic - 7/11/2014, 9:45 AM
Dios - 7/11/2014, 9:52 AM
Hahaha...yep, thats why i just kick back with a cold one and enjoy the scantily clad women
Jwe75 - 7/11/2014, 9:55 AM
Michael Douglas is cool man and been on the business for long time. I'm sure his character on the movie is well planned, written and ofcourse played by great actor of his caliber ;)
CaptShipwreck - 7/11/2014, 10:41 AM
Yoss lol that's so dead on its kinda scary
jimoakley666 - 7/11/2014, 10:48 AM
@dio - just follow that link. Lots of stuff on my dA account.
dio - 7/11/2014, 11:50 AM
@jimoakley666 I've seen your stuff (some of it before on here) Really dig your style man and GREAT colors!
Crabnado - 7/11/2014, 2:48 PM
yay, Ant-Man news!
jimoakley666 - 7/11/2014, 5:20 PM
@dio - Cheers, bud. Glad you like.
Trickwil - 7/14/2014, 4:05 PM
I love how Michael Douglas is the oldest dude ever and has never heard of comics or marvel but is excited about playing an ant

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