Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, aka Ant-Man
Marvel
August 19, 2014 1:02 PM EDT

Paul Rudd is set to become the latest Hollywood star to get a superhero makeover in Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man, which began principal photography in San Francisco on August 18, with additional filming to take place in Atlanta.

In the film, Rudd plays con-man Scott Lang, who becomes Ant-Man, a superhero with the ability to shrink or enlarge at will, in order to help out his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), the creator of the Ant-Man suit.

Ant-Man is set for U.S. release on July 17, 2015.

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