According to Entertainment Weekly (EW), MARVEL’s upcoming superhero film “Ant-Man” has revealed new images from the set and new plot details. Read on for more details.
In the latest issue, EW shows photos featuring Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lily), as well as the film’s director, Payton Reed. The latest article reveals a bit of the plot, which involves Pym and Scott Lang devising a plan to steal the Yellowjacket suit from Darren Cross. Check out the images here.
The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (via Comicbook.com)
Marvel’s “Ant-Man” is an upcoming superhero film based on the comic book characters of the same name produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is part of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) Phase Three project that will expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe along with “Captain America 3,” “Doctor Strange” and “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” among others.
“Ant-Man” stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, the titular size-shifting con man turned hero Ant-Man; Michael Douglas as Henry Pym, scientist credited for the discovery of Pym particles, which enables size alteration; and Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll who will play Hope Van Dyne and central villain Darren Cross or Yellow Jacket respectively. John Slattery, who previously played the role of Howard Stark, Tony Stark’s father in “Iron Man 2,” joined the cast along with Judy Greer, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Abby Ryder Fortson, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, Gregg Turkington and rapper-actor T. I. Actor Hayley Atwell who plays Agent Peggy Carter in “Captain America” is set to make an appearance on the pic reprising her role.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will produce the film along with Louis D’Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo and Stan Lee as executive producers. “Ant-Man” is directed by Peyton Reed, known for his works including “Bring It On,” “Down with Love” and “The Break-Up.” Peyton Reed took over after Edgar Wright left the project. Screenplay is written by Adam McKay and Paul Rudd from a story by Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish. Principal photography for “Ant-Man” took place on Aug. 19, 2014 in San Francisco and is set to hit the big screens on July 17, 2015.
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