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Adam McKay Marvel Peyton Reed

Named ‘Ant-Man’ director

7 Jun, 2014

Marvel announces Reed as the new director of the film scheduled for release July 17, 2015. Previous director candidate McKay is rewriting the script. Marvel also releases the film’s extended logline:

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (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.