Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man has added several new members to its cast.
Jordi Molla will play a villain called Castillo, according to Stitch Kingdom. A figure better recognized throughout Spain, the European actor has appear in Riddick, Bad Boys II, and Elizabeth: The Golden Age. The only Castillo in the Marvel comics is a Dr. Castillo, a female physician who specializes in metahumans and superheroes. Molla joins the cast with newcomers such as Tip “Ti” Harris as Dave, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, and Wood Harris as Gale.
The supporting roles will join Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Evangeline Lill as Hope Van Dyne, and Corey Stoll as Darren Cross/Yellow Jacket. The film is directed by Peyton Reed, who took over after Edgar Wright left the project at the eleventh hour.
In addition to the minor casting announcement, Marvel also updated their synopsis for the film, which shows Lang and Pym having a much closer relationship in the film than previously suspected. Check it out below.
The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief 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.
Marvel’s “Ant-Man” stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross aka Yellowjacket, Bobby Cannavale as Paxton, Michael Peña as Luis, Judy Greer as Maggie, Tip “Ti” Harris as Dave, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, Wood Harris as Gale, Jordi Mollà as Castillo and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym.
Ant-Man arrives in theaters on July 17th, 2015.