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Production Starts On 'Ant-Man,' John Slattery, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer & Rapper T.I. Join Cast

  • By Edward Davis
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  • August 18, 2014 1:53 PM
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“LET'S. GET. small.” director Peyton Reed tweeted today. And so Marvel’s “Ant-Man” has finally kicked off production. Despite the bumps in the road —director Edgar Wright leaving the project after creative differences with Marvel— the “Ant-Man”-gate of May 2014 seems to have been all but forgotten once Comic-Con rolled around and fans were wowed with teaser footage.

Paul Rudd & Peyton Reed Address Edgar Wright’s Exit; Watch Over 20 Minutes Of ‘Ant-Man Interviews

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 27, 2014 1:23 PM
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The elephant in the room was not largely addressed during Marvel’s Comic-Con “Ant-Man” panel. Onstage, there was little talk of the older iteration of “Ant-Man” that was going to be directed by a filmmaker you might have heard of named Edgar Wright (though there was a guy loyally standing outside of the convention center all day with a sign that said “Edgar Wright was right”). If the “Ant-Man” snafu in May was a PR disaster for the studio, all was forgotten by the Comic-Com faithful once the celebrity glad-handing began and teaser footage unspooled (ahh, those fickle fans, who initially insisted they’d no longer pay to see this film…)

Kevin Feige Says Peyton Reed Met For 'Guardians' & Will Deliver "Best Version" Possible Of 'Ant-Man'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 16, 2014 11:20 AM
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It's now a year until "Ant-Man" rolls into theatres nationwide, and so begins Marvel's long campaign of winning over fanboys still not pleased that Edgar Wright, who had been with the project for years, was forced to bow out after creative clashes with the studio. And that's not all, as Marvel will also have to convince the die hard faithful that Peyton Reed, primarily known for comedies like "Bring It On" and "Yes Man," is the right guy to sit in the saddle and see the movie through. Well, there has been no better advocate and visionary for Marvel movies than Kevin Feige, and he's pumped about the Reed and what that means for "Ant-Man."

‘Bring It On’ & ‘Yes Man’ Director Peyton Reed Confirmed To Direct ‘Ant-Man’; Adam McKay Will Rewrite Script

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • June 7, 2014 2:50 PM
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Finally, the wait is over and more importantly over for film journos and bloggers who felt compelled to constantly keep up with this story. After all the back and forth Marvel announced today that they’ve found a director for “Ant-Man”: Peyton Reed, the filmmaker eclectic filmmaker behind teen comedy “Bring It On,” 2002’s throwback romance film “Down With Love,” Vince Vaughn’s “The Break-Up” and “Yes Man” starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel.

‘Yes Man’ Filmmaker & David Wain New Frontrunners To Direct ‘Ant-Man’; Michael Douglas Weighs In

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 6, 2014 8:26 PM
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Has your enthusiasm for Marvel’s “Ant-Man” been sufficiently quashed ever since Edgar Wright left the project, only to see it passed over by several comedy directors in Hollywood? Well, hold the phone, your interest could dip even lower.

Stanley Donen May Get Back In The Director's Chair, Peyton Reed Is 'The Fifth Beatle' & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • December 6, 2013 11:37 AM
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It’s been a staggering twenty-nine years since legendary “Charade” and “Singin’ in the Rain” director Stanley Donen last had a film on the big screen—the 1999 Laura Linney and Steven Weber-starring TV movie “Love Letters” is last his directorial credit—but at age 89 he’s considering getting back behind the camera and into the director’s chair.

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