Rapper T.I. performs onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

Rapper T.I. performs onstage during the BET AWARDS ’14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

*T.I. continues to pad his acting resume.

The rapper is among several new additions to Marvel’s “Ant-Man,” according to reports. Bobby Cannavale (“Boardwalk Empire”), Judy Greer (“Archer”) and John Slattery (“Mad Men”) have also been cast.

The film, directed by Peyton Reed, stars Paul Rudd as its title character, a superhero who can shrink while increasing in strength. Michael Douglas plays his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym. Evangeline Lilly plays Pym’s daughter.

Principal photography on Monday in San Francisco toward a July 17, 2015 release.