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LOOK: Evangeline Lilly reveals costume for ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

02:25 PM August 29, 2017

Evangeline Lilly is in superhero form for the “Ant-Man” sequel, “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”

Based on the photo, the Wasp’s movie costume veers away from the classic black and yellow in the comics.

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The costume belongs to her mother Janet, portrayed by Michelle Pfeiffer, who is supposedly trapped in the Quantum Realm.

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The sleek costume is an updated version of the 2015 costume seen in the “Ant-Man” credits.

Sleeves have been added and it has a silver instead of a gold accent. The core area still makes reference to a wasp’s exoskeleton.

Her flying ability is up in the air with no wings visible from the first look.

However, if this teaser from the D-23 expo is to go by, the Wasp’s wings haven’t been clipped:

Hot off the press, guys! First look at Hope Van Dyne as The Wasp!!!! 🐝🐝🐝🐝

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The actress is ripped and ready to become the Wasp: A day before shooting began for the film, Lilly shared this picture of her buff bod.

Hot off the press, guys! First look at Hope Van Dyne as The Wasp!!!! 🐝🐝🐝🐝

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Lilly plays Hope Van Dyne, an executive of her father’s company Pym Technologies.

In Marvel comic books, the Wasp can shrink, fly with insect-like wings, and shoot electric blasts. She is also a founding member of the Avengers.

The “Lost” star has confirmed that she will be joining the fight in “The Avengers 4.”

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” will bring back Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Hope’s father. It is expected to hit theaters in July 2018.  /ra

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