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Paul Rudd Lands 'Ant-Man' Role for Marvel Film (Report)

Paul Rudd Lands 'Ant-Man' Role for Marvel Film (Report)

Paul Rudd is reportedly in early negotiations to join the upcoming Marvel comic book film Ant-Man in the title role, according to Variety.

The 44-year-old actor has long been considered a front runner for the role. Edgar Wright (The World’s End) will be directing and he also co-wrote the script.

The story follows “Henry Pym, a brilliant scientist who invented a substance that allowed him to change his size and communicate with insects.”

Paul recently chatted with Total Film about the rumors and said, “There’s nothing that I know about… those are all those rumors. I saw them when you saw them, so it was certainly exciting to be included in a rumor.” Watch the video below!


Paul Rudd Talks ‘Ant-Man’ Role
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  • living in a box

    i love to see paul rudd in action movie. now we need to cast Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Wasp.

  • allison

    Has Paul Rudd been the lead in a major movie hit? This should be interesting.

  • Doris

    His large major hit as a leading man was Clueless about 200 years ago.

  • XD

    Terrible casting choice

  • lol

    @Doris: nah his last starring hit was Role Models stupida$$. give him a chance, he’s never been in a shi**ty movie, he’s always delivered. id rather see him than affleck as batman ROFL.