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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...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON to Mark Marvel’s Highest VFX Shot Count According to Marvel’s VP of Visual Effects and Post-Production, Victoria Alonso, Captain America: The Winter Solider had 2,500 VFX shots and Guardians of the Galaxy came in with 2,750.  You know how many Avengers: Age of Ultron may have?  More than 3,000, making it Marvel’s largest VFX count to date.  In order to make that happen, the studio will likely have to team up with seven to 12 VFX vendors in five to seven different countries. Hit the jump for more on the Age of Ultron post-production process and Alonso’s thoughts on the new bill to increase tax incentives for filming in California.

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Adam McKay Says His Rewrites On 'Ant-Man' Made It "Bigger," "More Aggressive," And "Funnier"

fb.indiewire.com – While Marvelis now in full swing on "Ant-Man," with a summer 2015 release date plugged in and ready to go, Edgar Wright's long developed, but ultimately scrapped version, will forever be a big "what if?" in the cinematic comic canon. And while Wright has been largely mum on the whole situation, what is becoming increasingly clear is his vision didn't quite fit the broad, four quadrant needs of Marvel. 2 days 18 hours ago via brucelee
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Adam McKay on 'Ant-Man' Rewrites: I Added Action, Worked on Dialogue With Paul Rudd

feedproxy.google.com – McKay says they tried to make the film "a little bigger, a little more aggressive, make it funnier in places" 3 days 1 hour ago via donnieyen

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' Set Photos Show T.I. Outside Hank Pym's Lab Just a few days after the first set photos featuring Michael Douglas arrived from the Ant-Man set, we have another look at the actor in character as Hank Pym. We also have a new look at Atlanta rapper T.I., who is seen wearing a Pym maintenance uniform, possibly in disguise as he sends out a call to parties unknown.Last month, actress Evangeline Lilly shared a photo from the set where she is pictured with both T.I.

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Confirmation That Jena Malone Will Play The Carrie Kelley Version Of Robin In Batman Vs. Superman

bleedingcool.com – Kirk Montgomery has been reporting for local station WILX10 in Michigan regarding the shoot for Batman Vs Superman, telling us about a planned shoot with Lex Luthor and Bruce Wayne having a fist fight at a party scene, including military intervention. But he does also confirm that Jena Malone will play Robin, which does seem to confirm the Carrie Kelley version of the character as appeared in Frank Miller and Klaus Janson‘s The Dark Knight Returns.

5 days 9 hours ago via donnieyen
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Adam McKay Talks Rewriting ANT-MAN with Paul Rudd; Reveals They Added “a Giant Action Sequence”, Made the Film Bigger and “a Little More Aggressive”

collider.com – While Ant-Man was one of the first feature film projects that Marvel Studios began developing, it went through some rather dramatic changes just months before finally starting production this summer. 5 days 9 hours ago via donnieyen
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Local reporter believes Detroit extra knows major character spoiler for 'Batman v Superman'

hitfix.com – A Detroit TV station broadcast a story about the location shoot for 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice,' and may have revealed a major character spoiler in the process, but the way the story's being spread across the Internet seems to be getting muddled quickly. 5 days 10 hours ago via brucelee

Set visits provide a good source for rumors, but don't necessarily amount to much in the endgame. For example, Kevin Smith was fortunate enough to drop by the set of J.J. Abrams' STAR WARS: EPISODE VII, but I somehow doubt we're going to see that image of a portly Stormtrooper running after the good guys. However, an older rumor has resurfaced about BATMAN V SUPERMAN... Read More...

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