ANT-MAN 3 Drops Actor T.I. From Cast Amid Multiple Sexual Assault Allegations
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania was going to see the return of T.I. as Dave, but it looks like the actor/rapper has now been dropped from the cast amid multiple sexual assault accusations...
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly will be joined by most of their usual supporting cast when they return for Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, but T.I. will not be among them.
THR has learned that the actor/rapper will not appear in the Marvel Studios threequel, and is believed to have been dropped from the movie amid multiple allegations of sexual assault against him and his wife.
Earlier today, an attorney representing 11 alleged victims accused the couple of crimes including sexual abuse, forced ingestion of illegal narcotics, kidnapping, false imprisonment, intimidation, assault and harassment. They are denying all accusations, however.
"Clifford (T.I.) and Tameka Harris (Tiny) deny in the strongest possible terms these unsubstantiated and baseless allegations. We are confident that if these claims are thoroughly and fairly investigated, no charges will be forthcoming."
T.I. played Lang's ex con sidekick Dave in the first two movies, along with fellow "Wombats" Luis (Michael Peña) and Kurt (David Dastmalchian), both of whom are expected to return for Quantumania.
Peyton Reed will be back behind the camera for the diminutive heroes' next adventure, which will see the debuts of Jonathan Majors as the villainous Kang the Conqueror and Kathryn Newton as Cassie Lang.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania is expected to hit theaters in 2022.