Hours before the release of its official trailer, “Ant-Man” star Paul Rudd is featured in the cover of Entertainment Weekly (EW) sporting out his costume in Marvel’s latest upcoming superhero action pic. Read on for further details.
Hours before the release of the “Ant-Man” official trailer, which will debut along “Marvel’s Agent Carter” premiere, Rudd is featured in the cover of EW sporting out his full costume. The cover appears to be the same as the first official “Ant-Man” film poster. The photo, which was released earlier today, featured Rudd while he was placed under a microscope so that you can actually see the hero. Click here to check out EW’s cover and here for the movie’s official poster.
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 Reedtook over after Edgar Wright left the project. Principal photography for “Ant-Man” took place on Aug. 19, 2014 in San Francisco. “Ant-Man” is set to hit the big screens on July 17, 2015.
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