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Evangeline Lilly Almost Quit Ant-Man Ant-Man star Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit series) has revealed that she almost quit the Marvel movie when original director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) left the project. Speaking to BuzzFeed, Lilly said that she agreed to work on Ant-Man after hearing of Paul Rudd's casting as the titular hero.

There's been a lot of speculation surrounding the role Judy Greer will play in Ant-Man, and if you were one of the many people who suggested Scott Lang's ex-wife, give yourself a pat on the back! Talking to HeyUGuys recently, the actress finally revealed which character she'll be bringing to life on the big screen next year. "I’m Paul Rudd’s estranged ex-wife. We have a daughter together and our relationship is, well, estranged, but I feel like my character is still rooting for him to succeed. I guess that’s about as much as I can say.

Adam McKay talks rewriting Ant-Man script with Paul Rudd Adam McKay was hired to rewrite the script for ANT-MAN right around the same time director Peyton Reed joined the project, and in an interview with Collider, McKay talked a little about the changes he made to Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish's original script for the Marvel movie. First, Adam McKay says star Paul Rudd contacted him after Edgar Wright exited ANT-MAN, and explains why he decided not to direct... Read More...

Paul Rudd Helped Adam McKay Rewrite ‘Ant-Man’ When Edgar Wright left Marvel’s Ant-Man, the amount of speculation and discussion was crazy. Eventually, Peyton Reed was hired as the director after a rewrite by none other than Adam McKay. McKay, a big comic book fan, is best known for crazy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers, so him coming on to the film was a pretty big leap. How did that happen? Well, now we have a few more details. Once Wright left, the film’s star – Paul Rudd – called McKay and asked him to do a rewrite. He agreed and Rudd himself helped him with the writing.

Ant-Man Adds Martin Donovan To The Cast He's joined in 'a key role'Given that it has been shooting for weeks now, we didn’t expect Ant-Man to invite more new actors – especially those taking “pivotal roles” – to jump aboard. Yet that’s exactly what has happened, with Martin Donovan joining up.Ant-Man will tell the tale of Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), a criminal and former con man who is taken in by Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas). Pym has a brilliant invention that allows a man to shrink to the size of an ant while increasing his strength hugely.


First Look: Paul Rudd Goes Gritty In 'Ant-Man' – The way technology has advanced just in the last few years, picturing this world, what they can do with this kind of story line and character, I thought this could be something that could be very strange and hasn't been seen before," Paul Rudd told USA Today about taking on Marvel's "Ant-Man." "I was really excited about being a part of something like that." And just one day after production has started, the comic studio has dropped the first official image from the movie and it's surprisingly fairly gritty. 17 weeks 2 days ago via jetli

Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Begins Production

3:08 PM 8/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Ant-Man has begun filming in San Francisco, Marvel announces in a press release on Monday. The movie will also film in Atlanta, Georgia, which will serve as the base for the movie's production. The movie stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, who will transform into the title character, Michael Douglas as Dr.

'Yes Man' Helmer Peyton Reed to Direct Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

2:22 PM 6/9/2014 by Binh Ngo
The search is over. Peyton Reed will replace Edgar Wright as the director of Ant-Man, Marvel has announced this past Saturday. Adam McKay will contribute to the script.

Trailer for David Wain's They Came Together starring Paul Rudd & Amy Poehler – I'll take all the Paul Rudd I can get, and no innuendo is neccessary as the Lionsgate comedy THEY CAME TOGETHER brings enough to the table as is. The latest from writer/director David Wain (ROLE MODELS, WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER) stars the ridiculously charismatic Rudd alongside Amy Poehler in what looks to be a great ensemble cast (and as far as I'm concerned, The League's Raffi can... 33 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen

Matt Gerald Lands Villainous ‘Ant-Man’ Role; Kenneth Choi In Court For ‘The Whole Truth’ – Matt Gerald has joined the cast of Marvel’s Ant-Man for director Edgar Wright. Paul Rudd stars at the titular superhero, alongside Patrick Wilson, Michael Douglas and Michael Pena. Gerald will play one of the bad guys. He recently wrapped Solace with Anthony Hopkins and Colin Farrell, and his credits include Avatar, Escape Plan, Dexter and Hawaii Five-O. 36 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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