Tag: Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright To Direct Adaptation Of GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE

July 26, 20140 Comments

Director Edgar Wright has traded ants for grasshoppers. Since departing from Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man due to creative differences, Wright has been searching for his next project which comes in the form of Sony’s GRASSHOPPER JUNGLE. The film is an adaptation of the YA novel by Andrew Smith that hit shelves in February 2014. Synopsis: In the […]

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Patrick Wilson & Other Actors No Longer In Marvel’s ANT-MAN

July 26, 20140 Comments

Deadline reports that Patrick Wilson (Watchmen, Insidious), Matt Gerald (Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King) and Kevin Weisman will no longer appear in Marvel Studios’ ANT-MAN. It was originally speculated that this was due to Edgar Wright’s departure as writer/director, but Marvel insiders “adamantly dispute that.” Instead it appears that the characters played by Gerald and Weisman […]

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New Writing Duo Attached To Marvel’s ANT-MAN Script

July 8, 20140 Comments

Screenwriters Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari are being eyed to rewrite Marvel Studios’ ANT-MAN for new director Peyton Reed (Yes Man). Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End) was originally attached to direct, but dropped out due to creative differences with the script. Shortly after Wright’s departure, Adam McKay (Step Brothers, Anchorman) did […]

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Marvel Reveals New “Ant-Man” Director; Official Synopsis

June 8, 20140 Comments

After Edgar Wright stepped down as director of Ant-Man, a project he’s been developing for years, Marvel Studios scrambled to find a new director. Check out who it is and the new official synopsis below. When Marvel’s “Ant-Man” hits theaters July 17, 2015, director Peyton Reed (Yes Man) will help shepherd the hero into the Marvel […]

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Comedian Nick Frost To Direct A Horror Short Film

April 8, 20140 Comments

TheWrap reports that Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End) is gearing up to make his directorial debut with a horror short he wrote earlier this year. There are currently no plot details. Frost says, “Our films, we have so much say in terms of how it should be done. Not with Edgar […]

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Paul Rudd Officially In Early Negotiations On “Ant-Man”

December 19, 2013

It appears that actor Paul Rudd (Anchorman: The Legend Continues) will indeed portray Hank Pym in Marvel‘s upcoming ANT-MAN adaptation. This will mark the first installment in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Reports over the last month have narrowed the role down between Rudd and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, but The Wrap and multiple sources now report […]

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Edgar Wright Directing A “Legit” Horror Movie?

November 27, 2013

Screenwriter Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend, Oldboy) recently sat down with Jeremy Smith over at AICN and discussed a horror project he’s working on with director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End). “The one thing I’ll say is that Edgar’s movies have a certain tone, and this one might be a little […]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt And Paul Rudd Considered For “Ant-Man”

October 15, 2013

Variety reports that Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon) and Paul Rudd (This Is 40) are in talks to take on the starring role in Marvel‘s ANT-MAN. Gordon-Levitt is no stranger to comic book adaptations. He recently played the character Blake (“Robin”) in The Dark Knight Rises. Meanwhile, Rudd is known for his comedies and smaller dramas. Playing […]

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