Michelle Pfeiffer has been cast as Janet van Dyne in Marvel’s Ant-Man & the Wasp. She joins franchise newcomers Hannah John-Kamen as The Ghost, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Randall Park as Jimmy Woo and Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster.
The original Wasp, Janet van Dyne was revealed in 2015’s Ant-Man to have disappeared into subatomic quantum realm years earlier while disabling a Soviet nuclear missile. Long believing her mother dead, Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) had long resented her father Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man (Michael Douglas).
Opening July 6, 2018, director Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man and the Wasp also stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña and Michael Douglas.