Reports are circling that Bill Murray has joined the MCU in a role for Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.’
The news comes straight from the horse’s mouth, that being Murray, during a recent press tour for his latest film Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch.’ Having told German outlet Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that he recently spent time filming on a Marvel movie after being questioned about working with numerous directors repeatedly.
Murray said, “You know, recently I made a Marvel movie,” before seeming to regret the disclosure: “I probably won’t tell you, but never mind,” he added. He further commented that it was the director who “wooed” him to join the movie. Not mentioning Peyton Reed’s name, Murray did mention ‘Bring It On,’ a movie made by Reed.
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Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly are set to return for the third Ant-Man instalment alongside Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne and Jonathan Majors as villain Kang the Conqueror. Kathryn Newton will play the grown-up version of Scott’s daughter Cassie.
The sequel to 2015’s ‘Ant-Man’ was a critical and commercial success grossing over $622 million worldwide.