EXCLUSIVE: Evangeline Lilly has signed with UTA. The actress, best known for starring in Lost and the second and third installment of The Hobbit, aligns with the agency as she moves up to co-lead in Ant-Man And The Wasp, the sequel to Marvel’s Ant-Man. Lilly played Hope Van Dyne opposite Paul Rudd in the first film and she becomes a superhero, The Wasp, in the sequel.

Lilly also starred in DreamWorks’ Real Steel, and The Hurt Locker. Lilly also wrote the successful children’s book, The Squickerwonkers, published by UK-based Titan Books, and will soon release the second in the series. She is working on other books as well.

She continues to be represented by her longtime manager Sam Maydew at Silver Lining Entertainment and attorney Robert Offer.