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Peyton Reed to Direct 'Ant-Man', Adam McKay to Rewrite the Script

June 8, 2014 (9:27 am) GMT
The new director and the new screenwriter for the upcoming superhero movie are officially revealed by Marvel.

Edgar Wright's replacement is announced by Marvel. Peyton Reed ("", "Bring It On") is officially tapped as a new director for "" after Wright, who was attached to the project since 2006, departed due to creative differences.

"" director Adam McKay who was originally rumored as one of the candidates to take over the helming duty will be involved in the comic book adaptation to polish the script. Wright previously penned the screenplay with Joe Cornish.

"Ant-Man" is planned by Marvel to make its way out in the United States on July 17, 2015. Cast members include , , , , and Matt Gerald.

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.

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