Michael Douglas is set to star, with Evangeline Lilly also in talks to join the cast.
Edgar Wright is directing the superhero film, with Kevin Feige producing. Wright also co-wrote the script with Joe Cornish. Production is set to start in April.
Plot details are still vague, but fans have suspected Wright is taking a different approach. It is also unknown what role Wilson would take.
Wilson is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content. News was first reported by Deadline.