McKay OUT of Ant-Man Director Race (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Monday, June 02, 2014
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

The nightmare that is becoming Ant-Man has hit another stumbling block. Adam McKay, one of the three director’s on Marvel short list to replace Edgar Wright (seen here) has now left the running. With the director of Anchorman out, that leaves We're the Millers director Rawson Marshall Thurber and Zombieland's Ruben Fleischer.
 
I haven’t seen We're the Millers, but Zombieland had the right combinations of comedy and horror. Could Fleischer be the one to wrangle both comedy and superhero action?
 
Sound off on your choices Maniacs!
 
Synopsis: The film follows a biochemist Dr. Hank Pym using his latest discovery, a group of subatomic particles, to create a size-altering formula. Though his first self-test goes awry, he develops an instrument that helps him communicate with and control insects. Paul Rudd will play Scott Lang/Ant-Man and Michael Douglas stars as Hank Pym.
 
Ant-Man is written by Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) and features Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Patrick Wilson and Corey Stoll.
 
Ant-Man arrives July 17, 2015.

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