Los Angeles: Marvel Studios is in negotiations with Peyton Reed to return as director of Ant-Man and the Wasp. The film, which will star Paul Rudd in the lead role, has been scheduled for July, 2018 release, said The Hollywood Reporter.
Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay and Rudd were the credited writers on the first film. However, no writers have been roped in yet for the sequel.
Ant-Man went on to earn US $455 million worldwide.
The character will next be seen in 2015’s Captain America: Civil War.