Evangeline Lilly Talks Her Ant-Man Character — And Explains Why The Last Director's Version Just Wouldn't Work
Evangeline Lilly never expected to be in a superhero movie, but now she's really looking forward to it!
The Hobbit star is playing the female lead opposite Paul Rudd in next year's surefire blockbuster Ant-Man, and she's way more fun than she thought!
Of her character Evangeline says:
"I was raised by two superheroes. I'm no schlump. I'm a pretty smart, competent, capable, kick-ass female. She's very cool."
But the film's future didn't always look so bright.
Shortly after Evangeline joined the cast, Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright had a pretty public falling out with Marvel over the creative direction of the movie.
Like many fans, that terrified Evangeline! She says: