Ant-Man SynopsisArmed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), 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.
Ant-Man Release Date
In Theaters July 17, 2015
Starring: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Pena, Abby Ryder Fortson, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian, Wood Harris, Martin Donovan, John Slattery, Gregg Turkington, and T.I.
Written by: Adam McKay
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Produced by: Kevin Feige
Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
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Evangeline Lilly Is Way More Important To Ant-Man Than We Thought
Marvelís Ant-Man is seven months away from release, and while we know who most of the characters are, itís still unclear what specifically several of them will be doing in the film. One of the biggest mysteries is Hope Van Dyne, played by Evangeline Lilly.
by Adam Holmes December 17, 2014 comments
Watch Marvel's Heroes Sing Christmas Carols In This Fantastic Mash-Up
Tis the season to be Marvel, fa-la-la-la-la and a ho-ho-Hulk to one and all. Have a mighty Marvel maniac on your Christmas-card list? Send them this clever video instead of a fruitcake this year.
by Sean O'Connell December 9, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Director Shared This Gift With Fans As The Movie Wraps Filming
Ant-Man has dealt with several setbacks this past year, but in the end, everything seems to have worked out. After nearly four months of filming in locations like San Francisco and Atlanta, principal photography has wrapped on the movie.
by Adam Holmes December 8, 2014 comments
Who Judy Greer Is Playing In Ant-Man
Information is sparse about the supporting cast in Ant-Man, but one of those mystery roles can finally be crossed off the list. Arrested Development Judy Greer has revealed which character sheíll be playing in the 2015 blockbuster. Hereís a hint: itís someone close to Paul Ruddís character Scott Lang.
by Adam Holmes December 4, 2014 comments
Evangeline Lilly Doesn't Think Edgar Wright Should Have Directed Ant-Man
For those of you who thought Edgar Wright wasn't a good fit for the Ant-Man gig, it looks like you've got a friend in cast member Evangeline Lilly. Her reasons are pretty valid though, and can be found after the jump.
by Mike Reyes December 3, 2014 comments
Clues To Marvel's Ant-Man Movie Likely Can Be Found Here
Ant-Man may not be getting the same amount of attention right now as The Avengers: Age of Ultron, but Marvel is slowly working towards getting the general public familiar with the shrinking superhero. This includes a special project thatís coming out one month before the filmís debut.
by Adam Holmes November 19, 2014 comments
Ant-Man: What We Know So Far
What will the movie be about? Who has been put in charge of making it? Which rumors can we believe, and which ones are fake? Like we do with all major releases, weíve put together a handy guide that will help you get all of the facts straight and learn what really is going on with Ant-Man. Read on and learn!
by Eric Eisenberg November 17, 2014 comments
Michael Douglas' Stunt Double Looks Exactly Like Him
As we've written about before, there are some actors in Hollywood who are fortunate to have stunt doubles in Hollywood who look exactly like them and can follow them from project to project. As it turns out, Michael Douglas is one of these lucky few, and he hasn't wasted his good fortune.
by Eric Eisenberg November 11, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Is Apparently Going To Include These Weird Roles
Marvel Studios' Ant-Man is already deep into production, but that doesn't mean its done adding to its cast. Sure, the starring roles in the movie will be played by the likes of Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lily and Corey Stoll - but they need people to fill out the ranks as latin gang members and Irish softball players!
by Eric Eisenberg November 10, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Will Be The Most Important Movie In The Marvel Cinematic Universe, Here's Why
For those of us who wanted to see Edgar Wright's unfettered, unaltered Ant-Man, we'll probably never get the chance to even the now fabled draft. So what does that leave us with?
by Mike Reyes November 7, 2014 comments
First Photo Of Marvel Ant-Man's Villain, Yellowjacket, Leaks
Corey Stoll was confirmed to be playing Yellowjacket during the Marvel Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. His alter ego will be Darren Cross, though itís unclear in what ways he will tie into Ant-Manís legacy.
by Sean O'Connell November 7, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Just Released Its First Footage, Check It Our Here
Just when you thought you couldn't be more excited for Marvel Studios' 2015 line up, out pops this beauty of a look at July's Ant-Man! Prepare for some bearded Michael Douglas in your future!
by Mike Reyes November 5, 2014 comments
Two Potentially Major Changes Have Been Made To Marvel's Ant-Man Plot
One of the changes is relatively minor, and one is potentially massive, in the grand scheme of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Because this is Ant-Man, letís start small and (eventually) go big.
by Sean O'Connell November 5, 2014 comments
What's The Story With Wasp In Ant-Man?
Marvel still hasnít clued fans in on whether Janet Van Dyne will be appearing in Ant-Man, but a recent casting announcement has given some credence to a theory that Janet will appear in the film in a unique way.
by Adam Holmes November 4, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Will Be Joined On Screen By This Beloved Marvel Hero
Several clues have been dropped to suggest that Reed will focus on an historic Marvel age. And todayís clue confirms that Marvel will be moving its MCU forward by having Ant-Man connect to its past.
by Sean O'Connell November 3, 2014 comments
Upcoming Marvel Movies: Phase 2 And Phase 3 Title List And Release Dates
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has big plans for the coming years. To keep it all straight, we've laid out the next few years worth of Marvel Studios films, which encompass the remainder of Phase 2 and the officially announced Phase 3 lineup.
by Kelly West October 29, 2014 comments
10 Marvel Characters Who Lost Big In The Phase Three Announcement
Weíre not saying that Marvel couldnít make changes to accommodate films based around these characters at some point. But now that Phase Three has been mapped out, and all of those choice release dates claimed, here are the 10 characters who lost big once all of the Marvel dust had settled.
by Sean O'Connell October 29, 2014 comments
Marvel Wants Adam McKay To Direct An Upcoming Superhero Movie
Adam McKay has confirmed that he has held talks with Marvel Studios about directing his own addition to their cinematic universe. The Anchorman and Step Brothers director has just completed work re-writing Ant-Man for the studio, but will the leap to blockbuster cinema be too much for him?
by Gregory Wakeman October 23, 2014 comments
Here's How Paul Rudd And Adam McKay Changed Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Script
If you've been looking for a reason to get excited about Ant-Man, then look no further! Adam McKay spoke to the script work he had been brought in to do, and not only does it sound fun, but Paul Rudd's contributions sound killer as well!
by Mike Reyes October 21, 2014 comments
Will Your Favorite Superhero Die In Marvelís Civil War? Here Are The Odds
There is now a massive threat looming over the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No, Iím not talking about Thanos, Iím talking about Civil War. Last night it was revealed that the massively popular 2006 comic book crossover will soon be coming to the big screen in the form of the MCUís Phase Three. We expect the consequences of the events to be tremendous, with at least some casualties. But who will be biting the bullet?
by Eric Eisenberg October 14, 2014 comments
Why Marvel's Teaser Announcement Will Be A Game-Changer
Many geeks are already attempting to predict what happens in Avengers 3 and beyond, using only the clues Marvel has given to us and deductive reasoning. However, we may get a glimpse of whatís coming soon, as Robert Downey Jr. has said that Marvel has a plan in the works that will be announced.
by Adam Holmes October 9, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Just Added A Home Run-Character Actor
Martin Donovan has been added to the already stellar acting ensemble for Marvelís Ant-Man. Donovanís character has still been kept under-wraps but the former Weeds actor will join Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, John Slattery, Bobby Cannavale, and Judy Greer in the hugely anticipated blockbuster, which will be Marvelís 12th addition to their cinematic universe and is set to be released on July 17, 2015.
by Gregory Wakeman October 6, 2014 comments
Here's How Ant-Man Could Beat The Hell Out Of The Hulk
"I think the Ant-Man could beat the Hulk," said Corey Stoll. "He could shrink down and go up his nose, and you know, crush his brain. How is the Hulk gonna beat the Ant-Man? He'd be chasing him around.Ē
by Sean O'Connell October 1, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Might Have More Villains Than We Thought
There have been supporting characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that started small but eventually grew (no Ant-Man pun, intended). Iím thinking of Agent Coulson. Then again, there have been villains, like Tim Blake Nelsonís Samuel Sterns, who almost became integral, but fizzled out.
by Sean O'Connell September 17, 2014 comments
Why Ant-Man Is Going To Play A Huge Role In Avengers 2
The new synopsis to The Avengers: Age Of Ultron has sparked some thought as to just how the film will connect to Ant-Man. Using what we know so far, we've outlined just how the two films will tie together, which could mean some big things in terms of the original comic origin.
by Mike Reyes September 16, 2014 comments
Ant-Man's Michael Douglas Won't Be Wearing A Superhero Costume
Much like Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford, Tommy Lee Jones, and other fantastic veteran actors before him, Michael Douglas is about to dive head-first into a role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Peyton Reed's Ant-Man, he will be playing Dr. Hank Pym, a scientist, discoverer of the shrinking matter known as Pym particles, and a former superhero.
by Eric Eisenberg September 8, 2014 comments
Ant-Man May Take Place During A Different Time Period Than We Thought
Every Marvel movie takes the time to incorporate tie-ins to the older movies. More than winks, theyíre typically pieces of real character development that help the larger universe feel like a living, breathing place. That Ant-Man would include these nods is no shock, but it turns out one of those Easter Eggs might represent something far more important.
by Mack Rawden August 22, 2014 comments
Evangeline Lilly Shares Her Ant-Man Look, Drops Some Wasp Hints
The Wasp, in the comics, was Janet Van Dyne. Introduced in Tales to Astonish #44 (in 1963), Janet was a founding member of The Avengers, and was partnered with Hank Pym in numerous adventures. Knowing that Evangeline Lilly is specifically playing Hope Van Dyne, Iím willing to wager that she is related to the original Wasp Ė Janet Van Dyne.
by Sean O'Connell August 21, 2014 comments
Marvel Zooms In On A Seedy Paul Rudd In First Official Ant-Man Pic
USA Today shared the image, with some insight into the filming and the process that Peyton Reed and the new Ant-Man crew will undergo. This is a shot of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, a criminal who will be pulled into the Marvel universe by an unexpected mentor, Hank Pym (Michael Douglas).
by Sean O'Connell August 19, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Just Added All Of Your Favorite Character Actors
You have to say this about Marvel and Ant-Man: they've really kept the fans on their toes. Even with the Edgar Wright kerfuffle earlier this year, there was the sense by San Diego Comic-Con that the furor surrounding Ant-Man had died down, and we were beginning to get a clear sense of the film.
by Gabe Toro August 18, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Finally Rolls Into Production
Ant-Man has had a rocky road to production. But mark it down! Today is the day production on the Marvel solo superhero adventure begins, so says its director Peyton Reed.
by Kristy Puchko August 18, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Could Feature A Couple Of Veeeery Interesting Marvel Cameos
We already know this movie will have flashback sequences, and here is one.
by Gabe Toro August 14, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Director Confirms Interesting Plot Details About Scott Lang's Daughter
Ant-Man filming is underway in Atlanta. The movie is aiming for a July 17, 2015 release date. Will it continue to nearly-flawless Marvel brand. Or could the pre-production hiccups ultimately prove too much for Peyton Reed and his cast to overcome?
by Sean O'Connell August 12, 2014 comments
8 Facts Kevin Feige Just Revealed About Marvel's Cinematic Future
Feige knows that a lot of what Marvel would like to do in Phase 3 and beyond depends on audiences accepting some of the oddities in James Gunnís movie. But with so much happening on Marvelís cinematic front, we lept from topic to topic and tried to cover as much ground as possible. Here are a few of the major things we discovered.
by Sean O'Connell August 5, 2014 comments
Watch Marvel's Comic-Con Panels For Avengers 2 And Ant-Man
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige held serve over the Hall H panel, introducing press time with such massive celebs as Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Corey Stoll for the Ant-Man portion of the panel.
by Sean O'Connell July 28, 2014 comments
Marvel Just Showed Footage From Ant-Man And It's Pretty Damn Cool
Director Peyton Reedís Ant-Man isnít scheduled to actually go into production for another two weeks, but that didnít stop Marvel Studios from bringing some new footage from the movie to Hall H this morning as part of their presentation at San Diego Comic-Con. While none of the material actually featured Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas in person.
by Eric Eisenberg July 26, 2014 comments
Ant-Man: Corey Stoll And Evangeline Lilly Finally Got Assigned Roles
Amidst all the bad news , dropouts and negative buzz, most of us never bothered to learn what the movie was all about.
by Gabe Toro July 26, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Loses Patrick Wilson, Two More
Hey, remember when Marvel's Ant-Man was a hot mess? Well, let the record show that production hasn't exactly completely stabilized. Three more actors who were already confirmed for the project have reportedly exited the project, including the handsome, charming and always dependable Patrick Wilson.
by Eric Eisenberg July 25, 2014 comments
Hero Blend #27: What To Expect From Marvel, DC And Fox At San Diego Comic-Con 2014
In the world of comic book movies, there is perhaps no bigger event in the world than San Diego Comic-Con. Every year, the major studios arrive in the coastal Southern California city to present previews of their biggest genre and fan-driven projects Ė and perhaps the most anticipated ones are the big blockbuster superhero films coming out over the next few years.
by Eric Eisenberg July 24, 2014 comments
Ant-Man's Full Costume Revealed In New Concept Art
While Marvel Studios still has Guardians of the Galaxy and The Avengers: Age of Ultron still to be released before they are done with Phase Two, it won't be long until they are ready to kick off Phase Three with Ant-Man. While some drama exploded a few months ago when writer/director Edgar Wright and the studio went separate ways over creative differences, the project is now back on track and set to begin filming soon.
by Eric Eisenberg July 23, 2014 comments
Kevin Feige Admits Personality Problems Did Play A Role In Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Departure
Kevin Feige recently spoke to The Guardian about the departure of Edgar Wright from Marvel's Ant Man project. His remarks clarify things slightly, but there's still some questions lingering in the air.
by Mike Reyes July 18, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Director Peyton Reed Almost Directed Guardians Of The Galaxy
While Edgar Wright had been attached to Ant-Man for almost a decade, the relationship between Feige and Reed goes even farther back. Let this be a lesson, job-seekers: never burn any bridges with potential employers. In a decade, they just might call you to direct Ant-Man!
by Gabe Toro July 15, 2014 comments
San Diego Comic-Con Fills Its Weekend Schedule With Marvel Studios, The Hobbit, And More
The Cinema Blend offices have been buzzing these past few days as we all get ready for one of the biggest events of the year in our industry: San Diego Comic-Con. The massive geek-fest will be kicking off on July 23rd, and just like every year we will once again have a team on the ground (including myself) covering the expo.
by Eric Eisenberg July 13, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Seeking A Young Michael Douglas Lookalike For Flashback Sequences
When Ant-Man cast Michael Douglas, the assumption was that the 69-year old actor was being used not only to represent the face of the current onscreen Marvel universe, but also its past. Unfortunately, Douglas is just too old to play a younger version of himself at this point, which means Marvel is going to need a ringer for Douglas for flashback sequences.
by Gabe Toro July 9, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Heading To Comic-Con
Michael Douglas just confirmed that Ant-Man will have a presence at San Diego Comic-Con, likely during a splashy Hall H panel that will conclude the evening on Saturday Ė Marvel Studioís traditional time slot.
by Sean O'Connell July 9, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Hires Two More Writers
Two things about this story stand out. Hiring writers to work during production is not unusual. It happens all the time. But one, it usually doesn't happen on a big movie after this many years of development, and this many accomplished writers. And two, Marvel doesn't have the luxury of time, since Ant-Man is about one year away from hitting theaters.
by Gabe Toro July 7, 2014 comments
Ant-Man Adds Dark Knight Actor David Dastmalchian
The Dark Knight was actually Dastmalchian's first film role. Since then he's carved out a niche playing dangerous, wild-eyed loners in films like The Life Before Her Eyes and last year's Prisoners, where director Denis Villeneuve knew a couple of properly-contained shots of him could portend suburban menace.
by Gabe Toro July 2, 2014 comments
Jon Favreau Reveals His Thoughts On Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Departure
Following the parting of ways between Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios over the upcoming comic book movie Ant-Man, it was Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn of all people who stepped out into the spotlight and really said all the right things to try and calm irate fans down.
by Eric Eisenberg June 27, 2014 comments
6 Huge Marvel Hints Kevin Feige Dropped About Phase 3
While hyping up Guardians Of The Galaxy this week, Kevin Feige started to speak about the Marvel Universe's progression into Phase 3. Out of those remarks came six big pieces of information that could make even the most reluctant Marvel fan optimistic about the future of the cinematic universe for not only Marvel Studios, but also Sony and Fox.
by Mike Reyes June 22, 2014 comments
Ant-Man's Villain Finally Revealed?
The list of Ant-Man villains is not really that long, so developing a main antagonist was going to provide a challenge for any director who jumped onto the project. But recent news suggests we now know exactly which baddie will be menacing Ant-Man onscreen next summer.
by Gabe Toro June 19, 2014 comments
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