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Michelle Pfeiffer Joins 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' as Janet

Pfeiffer will be starring alongside returning Ant-Man actors Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas in the film

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    Michelle Pfeiffer Joins 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' as Janet
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    Michelle Pfeiffer attends a screening of HBO's "The Wizard of Lies" at the Museum of Modern Art on Thursday, May 11, 2017, in New York.

    Michelle Pfeiffer is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios announced Saturday at Comic-Con that Pfeiffer has been cast in the "Ant-Man" sequel "Ant-Man and the Wasp" as Janet van Dyne, who is Hank Pym's missing wife.

    Pfeiffer will be starring alongside returning Ant-Man actors Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas in the film.

    Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige also announced that Randall Park and Laurence Fishburne were joining the sequel.

    "Ant-Man and the Wasp" will be directed by Peyton Reed and hits theaters on July 6, 2018.

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