Marvel releases official synopsis for Ant-Man movie

News Simon Brew 9 Jun 2014 - 06:41

With Peyton Reed in place as Ant-Man's new director, Marvel has released a synopsis for the film...

Over the weekend, Marvel confirmed the new team behind its upcoming Ant-Man movie. Adam McKay, linked at one stage with replacing Edgar Wright as director, has agreed to come on board to help with the script. But it's Peyton Reed - helmer of Yes Man, Down With Love and Bring It On - who's got the job of directing Ant-Man.

Marvel has officially confirmed the news on its website, and has also reiterated the July 17th 2015 release date for the film. It's also released an official synopsis for the movie, which reads thus:

"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"

One day, we might find out the full story behind what's gone on over the past few weeks. For now, Marvel's Ant-Man movie is still in business...

Marvel.

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