Matt Gerald Joins Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ to Fill Villainous Role

- 04-07-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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With Marvel and director Edgar Wright keeping the actual Ant-Man character details, even so far as some supporting character names under lock and key, they continue to add cast members. The latest is Matt Gerald (G.I.Joe: Retaliation, Avatar), who reportedly will play one of the movies bad guys. (more…)

‘Ant-Man’ Casting – Evangeline Lilly Signs

- 03-25-14Comics, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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It’s a couple of years away, but pre-production for Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man adaptation is underway. We’ve seen casting thus far that includes Paul Rudd as Scott Lang and Michael Douglas as the elder Hank Pym. And earlier today we heard that House of Cards Corey Stoll star was in negotiations for a mysterious role. Now a new face is being added to the mix in the form of Evangeline Lilly. (more…)

‘House of Cards’ Star Corey Stoll In Negotiations For “Top Secret” ‘Ant-Man’ Role

- 03-25-14Comics, Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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For whatever reason, I often get Corey Stoll and Paul Scheer mixed up. It’s probably because they’ve both tall, white and bald. Also because I’m a racist. Regardless, only one of them is in talks for a role in Edgar Wright’s upcoming adaptation of Marvel’s Ant-Man. Hint hint: it’s the one with the better teeth.

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RECAP: Marvel: Assembling a Universe – Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, Hulkbuster and More!

- 03-18-14Comics, Film, TV Posted by Brent Cook

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While a look back at what got us to where we are now is always nice, us fans know the story. From RDJ being cast as Tony Stark in an unlikely hero in Iron Man, all the way to the assembling of The Avengers, it’s been quite a trip, but we’re more interested in what’s ahead. After recapping Marvel’s Phase One, we take a look at the rest of Phase Two, and what lies ahead. (more…)

*Update: Did Warner Brothers Just Blink on Head to Head Release Date With Marvel?!? – Marvel Stands Ground on ‘Batman VS Superman’ Release Date

- 03-13-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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It caught many fans flat-footed when Warner Brothers unexpectedly shifted Zach Snyder‘s Batman vs Superman release date 10 months to May 6th, 2016. Marvel quickly snagged the open spot left by Warner Brothers and moved up the release date for Edgar Wright‘s Ant-Man. While fans also expected Marvel to announce a change in the release date for the as yet unnamed Marvel Phase Three movie that was already slotted for May 6th, 2016, Marvel Studios President of Production Kevin Feige doesn’t plan to budge and recently drew a line in the sand about the date. (more…)

Patrick Wilson & Michael Pena Next to Join ‘Ant-Man’?

- 02-27-14Comics, Film Posted by Sarah Moran

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Ant-Man news has died down a little in the wake of that Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, but now two more names have sprung up as potential cast members: Patrick Wilson and Michael Pena. (more…)

Evangeline Lilly up for Female Lead in Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ Opposite Paul Rudd

- 02-05-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Word is out that Evangeline Lilly (Lost, The Desolation of Smaug) is up for the female lead in Edgar Wright‘s Ant-Man opposite Paul Rudd‘s Scott Lang character. What Marvel character will Lilly play? (more…)

Edgar Wright Tweeting Out ‘Ant-Man’ Teasers

- 01-31-14Comics, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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Why these movie directors see the need to constantly tease us I will never know. But once again we’re getting a taste of something that we won’t have the opportunity to see for more than a year. This time the culprit is Edgar Wright, who has decided to Tweeter a picture of an Ant-Man costume. Scroll down to check out what he’s showing us and let the speculation begin. (more…)

Paul Rudd Raves About ‘Ant-Man’ In Latest Interview

- 01-29-14Comics, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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While stopping by the premiere of They Came Together, actor Paul Rudd was assaulted by an interview crew, as would be expected. While most of what they talked about concerned the release of the new film, the conversation eventually shifted to Rudd’s big Marvel role in Ant-Man. Check out the video below to see what he had to say. Jump to about the 3:10 mark to get right into the Ant-Man bit. (more…)

‘Ant-Man’ Snags Old ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Release Day

- 01-23-14Comics, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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Early summer release dates are like Hollywood gold. If you have a movie that you think is a major contender, then you want to put it someplace where people are going to notice. The best slots remains in early May, starting up the summer blockbuster season, but pretty much anything from May to August is prime real estate. So when the upcoming Batman vs. Superman got pushed into 2016, it left a very juicy spot open on July 17th of 2015. A juicy spot that Marvel is snagging by pushing their Ant-Man flick up from November and into the summer. (more…)