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Exclusive: First Ant-Man set photos and scene description

8 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday Marvel Studios announced that filming was underway on the first Phase Three offering of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the Peyton Reed-directed Ant-Man, before the first official image of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang was released today. And now, thanks to Flickering Myth reader Jordan Steinmetz and his sister Riley Steinmetz, we’ve got a brief description of today’s filming, as well as a few set photos from San Francisco. They’re petty unrevealing, but we do have a glimpse of Peyton Reed directing the action. Here’s what was going down…

“The scene being filmed today was filmed at an intersection, and included fake rain and a woman walking a dog.They were filming under the name “Bigfoot”, and some old-school delivery trucks were spotted, so possibly a scene set in the past.”

Riley also mentioned that she didn’t notice any of the leads on set, »

- Gary Collinson

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First Image of Paul Rudd as Ant-man

11 hours ago | kidspickflicks | See recent kidspickflicks news »

Superheroes are usually looming, muscular, young and big - their voices boom with gravitas. So, the idea of 40-something comedic actor Paul Rudd playing a superhero that is small seemed interesting with a side of dubious. However, after seeing the funny side of superherodom in Guardians of the Galaxy, we're now all in for Ant-Man! Filming started today in San Francisco; it will also film in Atlanta. 

Armed 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.

Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (Bring it On »

- tara@kidspickflicks.com (Tara the Mom)

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First official image of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Marvel’s Ant-Man

11 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Filming officially went underway on Marvel’s Ant-Man only yesterday, but the studio has already released the first official image of star Paul Rudd as Scott Lang

The pic shows Rudd in a hoodie standing beneath the Golden Gate bridge. We know that his character starts out as a con-man before he dons the Ant-Man suit (given to him by Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym), and he looks appropriately un-heroic here (the bandaged eyebrow is a nice touch).

With Ant-Man now officially in production (and Marvel in need desperate need of some good press), we should expect to see more images like this one in the coming weeks.

Armed 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. »

- James Garcia

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Paul Rudd is Ant-man in First Look Photo

11 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Marvel’S Ant-man

Photo Credit: Zade Rosenthal © Marvel 2014

Shot on location in San Francisco, Paul Rudd stars as Scott Lang Aka Ant-Man, in this first image from Marvel Studio’s Ant-man.

The film is directed by Peyton Reed and also stars Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.

Armed 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.

The movie also features Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, Abby Ryder Fortson and Judy Greer. »

- Michelle McCue

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First Look at Paul Rudd in Ant-man

11 hours ago | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Yesterday marked the first day of principal photography for Ant-Man. If I’m to be honest, I’m still a bit bummed that Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish have left the project. I think their take on the Marvel Universe could have been one akin to James Gunn’s approach to Guardians of the Galaxy. Alas, we are still getting an Ant-Man film and the casting is pretty great. We also have a look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang Aka Ant-Man.

From the Press Release

San Francisco, California (August, 18, 2014) – Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s Ant-Man. The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.

Set for release in »

- Andy Triefenbach

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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Shere Khan in Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book'

12 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Jungle Book resides in the public domain, which means we'll be getting two adaptations in the next couple of years. One is coming from Disney and Iron Man director Jon Favreau, while the other is coming from Warner Bros. and Mo-Cap maven Andy Serkis, who makes his directorial debut with Jungle Book: Origins.

While Idris Elba is playing Shere Khan in Disney's The Jungle Book, it will be Benedict Cumberbatch who assumes the motion capture role of the deadly villain in Jungle Book: Origins.

Shere Khan is the man-eating tiger who likes to torment Mowgli in Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of a young jungle boy raised in the wild by wolves. The two are lifelong enemies, which each vowing to someday kill the other. This version of the movie will stay within the dark tone set by the original books, which also focuses on the characters Baloo the »

- MovieWeb

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First Official Image Of Paul Rudd As Scott Lang In Marvel’s Ant-Man

13 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Marvel’s Ant-Man has only been in production for a mere 24 hours, but the studio has already released the first official image of Paul Rudd as conman-turned-superhero Scott Lang.

Rudd looks appropriately un-heroic here, sporting a dark hoodie, black gloves and an eyebrow bandage. We know that Lang was quite the troublemaker before running into former Ant-Man Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) though (who gives him the Ant-Man tech and trains him to be a superhero in order to pull of a dangerous heist), so he definitely looks the part in this first photo.

This new image follows yesterday’s casting announcement that saw Judy Greer, Bobby Cannavale, T.I., and John Slattery join the oft-troubled superhero project. It’s announcements and reveals like these that will win back some of the disgruntled and skeptical audiences that turned away from the film following Edgar Wright’s departure back in June, and with production now underway, »

- James Garcia

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First Official Look at Paul Rudd in Ant-Man

13 hours ago | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Here’s your first official look at star Paul Rudd in Marvel’s “Ant-Man.” Alas, he’s not wearing the Ant-Man costume. I guess it’s going to be a while, since the movie did just announce the official start of production yesterday. Armed 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. The film stars Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, and Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym. Peyton Reed directs the film, »

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Benedict Cumberbatch will voice Shere Khan in Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book: Origins

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Jon Favreau may be swooping up Hollywood talent left and right for his adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, but let’s not forget that there are two adaptations of the classic tale currently in development. Favreau’s film is spearheaded by Disney, while Warner Bros. has their own version in the works, from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes star Andy Serkis.

Serkis will make his directorial debut with Jungle Book: Origins, set for release a year after Favreau’s film, on October 21, 2016. Development on Serkis’ project has been a bit slow, but it grew by leaps and bounds today with its first casting announcement: Benedict Cumberbatch has signed on to voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan.

Funnily enough, this is not the first Khan Cumberbatch has played. He recently portrayed Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness, where he showed his villainous chops. His voice work »

- James Garcia

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Jeremy Sumpter and Matt Walsh talk about Into the Storm – Fmtv Exclusive Interview

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Into the Storm is, erm…storming into UK cinemas this Wednesday. Flickering Myth TV were lucky enough to sit down with a bunch of the film’s stars. First up is our chat with actors Jeremy Sumpter (Friday Night Lights, Peter Pan) and Matt Walsh (Veep, Ted), which you can watch below.

Taking the disaster movie genre and giving it a found-footage twist, here’s the synopsis for Into the Storm:

In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

Told through the eyes and lenses of professional storm chasers, thrill-seeking amateurs, and courageous townspeople, »

- Oliver Davis

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Filming Begins on Ant-Man, Full Cast List Revealed

18 August 2014 2:24 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Marvel universe continues its expansion today with filming commencing on Ant-Man. As cameras begin to roll in San Francisco, more cast details surfaced and we now know who’s joining Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, and the rest of the film’s core cast.

Headlining the new cast additions to Ant-Man are Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña, and Judy Greer. They join a cast led by Paul Rudd as Ant-Man (aka Scott Lang) and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym (the former Ant-Man). In Marvel’s Hall H panel at Comic-Con, Evangeline Lilly (Lost) was announced to play Hope Van Dyne, the daughter of Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym, while Corey Stoll (The Strain) was revealed to portray antagonist Darren Cross, aka Yellowjacket, a former protégé of Pym’s who takes a dark path after getting his hands on his mentor’s shrinking suit technology.

Marvel hired director Peyton Reed to replace director »

- Derek Anderson

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Filming on 'Ant-Man' has Begun!

18 August 2014 1:04 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Director Peyton Reed (Yes Man, The Break-Up, Bring it On) tweeted the following message today:

Alright, gang. Today is the day. Let's. Get. small. #AntMan

Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) August 18, 2014

That's right, filming on Ant-Man has officially begun! 

There's been a lot of Ant-Man trashing since fanboy favorite Edgar Wright left the project and the script went through several revisions, but I'm still very hopeful for this film. Marvel know what they're doing and I have full faith in them, Reed and the cast to pull this off.

Here's the official press release from Marvel:

Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s “Ant-Man.” The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production. »

- Philip Sticco

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New synopsis and updated cast list for Marvel’s Ant-Man

18 August 2014 11:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A couple of hours ago director Peyton Reed took to Twitter to reveal that filming is underway on Ant-Man, and now Marvel Studios has officially announced the start of production with an updated synopsis and cast list which reveals several new additions, including John Slattery, who played the role of Howard Stark in Iron Man 2.

Armed 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.

Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (“Bring it On,” “The Break-Up”) and stars Paul Rudd (“I Love You Man, »

- Gary Collinson

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[Updated] Full Cast List & First Synopsis Revealed for Ant-Man as Filming Begins

18 August 2014 10:40 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

[Post has now been updated with the first official pic of Paul Rudd on the set as Scott Lang!] Filming on Marvel's Ant-Man has officially started today, with Peyton Reed in the director's chair.  Marvel has made the official announcement just a few minutes ago, in which they attached a more complete cast list (with a couple cameos from previous Marvel films sneaking in there), and the first synopsis for the film.  Come inside to see who's joined the cast and learn what it'll be about!  

[With the first day of filming done, Marvel has already given fans something special, in the form of the first official image of Paul Rudd as the main character.  Granted, he's not in costume or anything like that, but official images are always welcome!

Original story follows:]

From the press release: 

Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s “Ant-Man.” The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.

Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (“Bring it On,” “The Break-Up »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Marvel’s Ant-man Starts Production in San Francisco – Scheduled For July 17, 2015 Release

18 August 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s Ant-man.

The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.

Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (“Bring it On,” “The Break-Up”) and stars Paul Rudd (“I Love You Man,” “Role Models”) as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, and Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.

Armed 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, »

- Michelle McCue

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Marvel’s Ant-Man Officially Starts Shooting

18 August 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

After a lot of stop and starts, lost directors and cast, Marvel has officially announced the start of production on “Ant-Man.” Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s “Ant-Man.” The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production. Set for release in the United States on July 17, 2015, the film is directed by Peyton Reed (“Bring it On,” “The Break-Up”) and stars Paul Rudd (“I Love You Man,” “Role Models”) as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, and Michael Douglas (“Behind The Candelabra,” “Wall Street”) as his mentor Dr. Hank Pym and Evangeline Lilly (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” “Lost”) as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym. The film also includes outstanding »

- Nix

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Marvel’s Ant-Man officially begins production

18 August 2014 7:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After a rocky couple of months which saw Edgar Wright exiting the project due to creative differences – followed by the departure of  cast members Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerald and Kevin WeismanMarvel Studios’ first Phase Three offering Ant-Man has finally kicked off production today in San Francisco, with director Peyton Reed (Down with Love) taking to Twitter to announce the news…

 

Alright, gang. Today is the day. Let’S. Get. small. #AntMan

Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) August 18, 2014

Ant-Man is scheduled to hit theaters on July 17th, 2015, with a cast that includes Paul Rudd (Anchorman) as Scott Lang, Michael Douglas (Wall Street) as Hank Pym, Corey Stoll (House of Cards) as Darren Cross / Yellowjacket, Evangeline Lilly (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Hope Van Dyne with David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight) and Michael Pena (Cowboys & Aliens) in as-yet-unrevealed roles.

The post Marvel’s Ant-Man officially begins production appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Guardians of the Galaxy passes $400 million at the global box office

17 August 2014 11:01 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel StudiosGuardians of the Galaxy has hit another milestone at the box office, passing the $400 million mark this weekend with a worldwide cume of $418.7 million. The film has earned $222.3 million in North America and $196.4 million internationally, and is still to open in several markets including China and Japan. In terms of the McU, it has now outgrossed The Incredible Hulk ($263.4 million) and Captain America: The First Avenger ($370.6 million) and is closing in fast on Thor’s haul of $449.3 million.

Guardians of the Galaxy is directed by James Gunn and features a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, »

- Gary Collinson

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New images from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

15 August 2014 2:51 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you’ve not seen Guardians of the Galaxy yet, you’ll probably want to skip this post…

Yesterday Marvel Studios released the dancing Groot scene from Guardians of the Galaxy (which we have for you here), and now a batch of high-resolution images have popped up online via Stitch Kingdom, which includes a couple of shots of Nathan Fillion’s monstrous inmate, as well as Howard the Duck

 

Guardians of the Galaxy is out now, with a cast that includes Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Korath, John C. Reilly »

- Gary Collinson

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Several McU cameos rumoured for Marvel’s Ant-Man

14 August 2014 2:09 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If reports are to be believed, one of the “creative differences” between Marvel and Edgar Wright on Ant-Man was said to be the studio’s desire to further integrate the film into the Marvel Cinematic Universe by incorporating a few familiar faces from the McU into his script, and according to Latino-Review, they have the inside track on which characters this concerned.

According to the site, an early draft of the script included a prologue that saw Hank Pym meeting with S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Howard Stark, Peggy Carter and Arnim Zola, in addition to a young Alexander Pierce. Presumably this would allow Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell and Toby Jones to reprise their roles, with younger actors stepping in for Michael Douglas and Robert Redford.

As always, mark this one as a rumour, but if true how would you feel about those characters making an appearance in Ant-Man? »

- Gary Collinson

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