Randall Park to Play SHIELD Agent Jimmy Woo in Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” (Exclusive)

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Fresh Off the Boat star is set to play S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jimmy Woo in Marvel’s , the Tracking Board has exclusively learned.

Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly will return to play the title characters, and they’ll be joined by Black Mirror actress Hannah John-Kamen, whose role remains a mystery. Michael Douglas and Michael Peña are also expected to return as Hank Pym and Luis, the latter of whom might just get a new girlfriend this time around.

Peyton Reed is directing the sequel to the 2015 comic book movie, which ended with Hank Pym showing his daughter Hope van Dyne her new Wasp costume as Scott Lang embraces the responsibility of playing Ant-Man.

Marvel’s Kevin Feige is producing Ant-Man and the Wasp, which Rudd co-wrote with Gabriel Ferrari. The first film grossed more than $500 million worldwide, and Disney is slated to release the sequel on July 6, 2018.

Park, who stars on ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat and HBO’s Veep, previously shared the screen with Rudd in the 2014 comedy They Came Together. This summer, he appeared in both Snatched and The House, and he’ll soon be seen alongside his The Interview co-star James Franco in The Disaster Artist. Park is represented by , and attorney Steve Younger.

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