At a special event held earlier today at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige took to the stage to give a sneak peek into Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — i.e., what will take place after Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron hits the big screen on May 1, 2015.
Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have provided us with this high-resolution image giving a first look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in Marvel’s Ant-Man (July 17, 2015). The film has just begun filming in San Francisco, as indicated by the image sent to us.
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.
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 and stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man; Michael Douglas as his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym; and Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, daughter of Hank Pym.
Join stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, celebrity fans, filmmakers and pop culture icons for a world premiere primetime event on Tuesday, March 18 at 8:00 pm ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.
Marvel Studios has pioneered and broken box-office records around the world, creating a cinematic universe unlike any other in pop culture history through its blockbuster films. Beginning with Iron Man in 2008 and continuing today through ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC and the theatrical release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this April, the Marvel Cinematic Universe presents audiences with some of the most groundbreaking and dynamic storytelling that brings an unprecedented vision to the world of entertainment.
Marvel Entertainment, LLC and Huffy, the leading bike manufacturer in the United States, have announced that they will develop a new line of bicycles, tricycles, scooters and accessories that will introduce Super Heroic action and fun to the category. The new products will be a major expansion in the bike category for Marvel with innovations in the space that will transform the bike into an essential piece of gear for kids to play out their Super Hero missions. Focusing on Marvel’s main franchises, including new films like Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Columbia Pictures’ The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the new line will roll out to stores in the Spring and Fall of 2014. The addition of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy into the mix, also introduces Marvel’s newest heroes and furthers the reach of this highly anticipated extension of the Marvel Universe.