Film-maker James Gunn revealed the news during a fan Q&A on Twitter.
American Horror Story's Sarah Paulson, Rihanna and Anne Hathaway are also set to appear in revisionist heist flick.
Best known for his role as Maester Aemon in the HBO fantasy series, Vaughan died on 6 December.
The company also wants to make more films like Adam Sandler's The Do-Over.
Film features 'equivalent of Mecca or Jerusalem' in terms of belief, says director Director Gareth Edwards
Talk show host spoke about awards and expecting another child during the taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Having made the upcoming film starring Tom Cruise and developing other instalments, he's certainly in the know.
Russell Crowe can be glimpsed as the well-known literary character in the recently-released full trailer.
Nocturnal Animals actor recently followed Geoff Johns and Joe Manganiello on Twitter, which has fans speculating.
Filmmaker also admitted that the franchise creator's opinion was 'the most important review'.
Superhero show's official Twitter page shared the news on Sunday 4 December.
Having already penned 22 Jump Street and gearing up to write MIB 23, he certainly knows the material.
Sounds like we'll be seeing more backstory than we've ever seen from a new protagonist with this one...
Russell Crowe, Courtney B Vance and Annabelle Wallis also star in the Universal Pictures reboot.
Scandal actor Tony Goldwyn and Guardians Of The Galaxy's Michael Rooker star.
IBTimes UK film critic Amy West takes a look at the big movie releases for this month.
He joins a cast including Will Arnett as the hero with Michael Cera and Rosario Dawson as Robin and Batgirl.
Filmmaker also teased that his 2010 low-budget film Monsters will get a visual shout out too.
Director Gareth Edwards and star Felicity Jones defended Rogue One's female lead Jyn Erso.
EXCLUSIVE: Eckhart also joked of how he would rather actually crash planes in films for greater realism.
Director Gareth Edwards and visual effects' John Knoll confirmed the news, describing the movie as 'self-contained.'
Having attended a live-in institution when she was younger, the Doctor Strange star isn't too keen on Hogwarts.
Barry Jenkins' Moonlight picked up two national Board of Review Awards and crime drama Hell Or High Water won one.
But will they have Melissa McCarthy and the gang reprising their roles or will it be a new outing altogether?
Young adult adaptation will be based on the series of novels by British-American author Patrick Ness.
EXCLUSIVE: Sullenberger admitted film took a while getting off the ground, prior to Hanks and Clint Eastwood being attached.
The now-reclusive Jedi reportedly tells Daisy Ridley's Rey something that could indicate a lot about her heritage.
Starring Tom Hanks as the real-life, titular pilot, Sully: Miracle On The Hudson lands in UK cinemas on 2 December.
Indie gems Manchester By The Sea, Elle and The Witch also picked up accolades.
'These campaigns almost always go in a different direction,' The Crown actor warned online eager-beaver fans.