Adam McKay Says He Rewrote the 'Ant-Man' Script with Paul Rudd
by Megh Wright Not long after director Edgar Wright left Marvel's Ant-Man film in May, Adam McKay was chosen to help rewrite the script for new director Peyton Reed and recently revealed to Collider that he enlisted star Paul Rudd to help out. "Ultimately I didn't want to jump in as director, I had ... [Read More]
'SNL' Review: A New Hope with Chris Pratt
by Erik Voss The seasons have certainly changed at Saturday Night Live. The show's 40th season began with an episode that hardly resembled a season premiere, with little pomp or circumstance over SNL's impressive four-decade lifespan, and in its place a straightforward night of comedy... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert’s attempt to become the next Captain America (video)
There are some big changes happening in the Marvel Universe. Earlier this week it was revealed that the new Thor is a woman. It was also revealed that Steve Rogers wouldn’t continue on as Captain America. Last night Stephen Colbert put in his bid to replace Cap’s shoes, he does afterall ... [Read More]
Simon Pegg on Edgar Wright Leaving Marvel's 'Ant-Man': "It's Their Loss"
by Megh Wright "I think it's a terrible shame. I think I get why perhaps it's happened — I think maybe they want a particular thing in line with a particular other thing, but if you hire a director who has a particular vision, you've got to expect him or her to make a 'such and such' film, an ... [Read More]
Peyton Reed Will Direct 'Ant-Man' with Script Help from Adam McKay
by Megh Wright Marvel has finally named its new Ant-Man director to fill the void left by original helmer Edgar Wright. Deadline reports that Peyton Reed has officially signed on to direct the Paul Rudd-starring superhero movie due out in July 2015. Adam McKay, who considered the job but ultimately ... [Read More]
Adam McKay Is Definitely Not Replacing Edgar Wright on 'Ant-Man'
by Megh Wright It looks like Paul Rudd's Anchorman director Adam McKay is now out of the running to replace Edgar Wright on Marvel's Ant-Man. According to Variety, McKay met with Marvel on Friday but ended up passing on the project. "And yes, met w/Marvel," McKay confirmed on Twitter late Friday nig... [Read More]
Marvel Looks to Adam McKay and Other Comedy Directors to Replace Edgar Wright on 'Ant-Man'
by Megh Wright In the wake of director Edgar Wright's departure from Marvel's Ant-Man movie, THR reports that the studio is now considering a new set of directors that includes a few known for helming comedy hits. Sources report that Rawson Thurber (Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, We're the Miller... [Read More]
Edgar Wright Reportedly Left 'Ant-Man' Over Marvel's Script Rewrites
by Megh Wright THR has some more details about why director Edgar Wright decided to leave Marvel's Ant-Man project, and they're not all that surprising considering the history Marvel has with more offbeat actors and directors. While Wright and the studio released a joint statement last week, sources... [Read More]
Edgar Wright Compares Self to Buster Keaton in Deleted 'Ant-Man' Tweet
by Bradford Evans On Friday, Marvel and director Edgar Wright announced that they were parting ways on the upcoming superhero movie Ant-Man. No official reason, beyond creative differences, has yet been announced, but Wright broke his silence on the matter Saturday night by tweeting the edited photo... [Read More]