First Official Look At Paul Rudd 'Scott Lang' In ANT-MAN

First Official Look At Paul Rudd 'Scott Lang' In ANT-MAN

Filming kicked off only yesterday, but Marvel has released the first official image from Ant-Man featuring Paul Rudd as con-man Scott Lang with a San Francisco backdrop. Check it out after the jump!

Yesterday, principal photography for Marvel's Ant-Man finally kicked off in San Francisco, where the production will shoot briefly before moving to Atlanta, Georgia. Today, Marvel Studios has released the first official image from the Peyton Reed-directed adaptation featuring Paul Rudd as Scott Lang with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. "The way technology has advanced just in the last few years, picturing this world, what they can do with this kind of story line and character, I thought this could be something that could be very strange and hasn't been seen before," actor Paul Rudd said to USA Today at Comic-Con last month. "I was really excited about being a part of something like that." Check out the still below and be on the lookout for set pics.

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, 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. Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly, David Dastmalchian, Michael Pena, Bobby Cannavale, Abby Ryder Fortson, Judy Greer, Wood Harris, John Slattery and Gregg Turkington with multi-hyphenate T.I., and the film will release July 17, 2015
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Gusto - 8/19/2014, 8:09 AM
Yep...that's a picture!
Reasonnnn - 8/19/2014, 8:10 AM
He's so hot and doesn't age!

Casing houses according to elmayiambe
Reasonnnn - 8/19/2014, 8:10 AM
I'm going to try and visit where they're filming, being a SF native and all...
yossarian - 8/19/2014, 8:10 AM
Lang rhymes with wang.
DefcoN - 8/19/2014, 8:12 AM
Hey yo!
Niklander - 8/19/2014, 8:13 AM
Looks....ok nothing to go bananas yet
ALmazing - 8/19/2014, 8:13 AM
Someone looks ready for heist.
cipher - 8/19/2014, 8:13 AM
SpiderFraud - 8/19/2014, 8:13 AM
That is really cool.

Loving the "crook" vibe they got going on in this pic.
DrKinsolving - 8/19/2014, 8:14 AM
Nice!! Looks good
TheDarkPassenger - 8/19/2014, 8:14 AM
Doesn't really look like Paul Rudd.

I love it.
KelvTwelve - 8/19/2014, 8:14 AM
Is Ant-Man going to be a San Francisco based hero now?

He should go fight Godzilla!
SpiderFraud - 8/19/2014, 8:16 AM
They should make this movie a satire of all the realistic gritty movies that are plaguing everything now.

JoJo1982 - 8/19/2014, 8:17 AM
Let the hype train begin!!!
GreenLantern519 - 8/19/2014, 8:20 AM
Looks cool, I love Paul Rudd, so I'm excited to see how he does in Ant-Man.
ALegendaryPanda - 8/19/2014, 8:20 AM
Nice picture! It's awesome that they're filming part of this in SF. Funny thing is, I was actually in the bay area 3 days ago. I should've stayed there dammit
VISIONaryNPa - 8/19/2014, 8:20 AM
Yep, looks like the criminal that is Scott Lang! ;)
Omarvls - 8/19/2014, 8:20 AM
This looked like a train wreak but it's starting to look promising
who knows it might actually be a hit for Marvel
But Antman is the first of 6 new characters Marvel will release between 2015-2019
My prediction for Marvel's new heroes

Dr Strange
Black Panther
Captain Marvel
sKeemAn - 8/19/2014, 8:21 AM
Dammit man I been trying to find out id they are filming in San francisco for awhile. Does anyone know the dates?
Invictor - 8/19/2014, 8:21 AM
Bring it on. Pun intended.
GreenLantern519 - 8/19/2014, 8:21 AM
I just can't wait until we have Paul Rudd, RDJ, and Chris Pratt all in a room together. So much snark.
Rulk - 8/19/2014, 8:22 AM

DrKinsolving - 8/19/2014, 8:23 AM
I'm starting to look forward to this now.... All aboard the hype train....

sKeemAn - 8/19/2014, 8:23 AM
I got to SF everyday it would be nothing to go to a film site.
PrinceOfCrime - 8/19/2014, 8:23 AM
I live in a city called Heist
JoJo1982 - 8/19/2014, 8:23 AM
I agree.... Paul Rudd looks pretty serious and pretty much looks like a criminal that Scott Lang is supposed to be

ANTman movie is looking good
PrinceOfCrime - 8/19/2014, 8:25 AM
it's awesome
DrKinsolving - 8/19/2014, 8:25 AM
This makes me want to see him interact with Douglas' Pym too, that audio leak makes even more sense after seeing this picture
Pheezmatic - 8/19/2014, 8:25 AM

You from NY Omega?
TheRationalNerd - 8/19/2014, 8:27 AM
Insert: "Ooooo looks like we got a bad ass here" meme! lol
shabat - 8/19/2014, 8:27 AM
Does he have eyebrow piercings?
shabat - 8/19/2014, 8:28 AM
Yoss, Lang also rhymes with in pooty.......
UltimateCookie - 8/19/2014, 8:28 AM
I'm just glad to be seeing stuff from this movie. It seems to take two steps forward and three steps back each time we get news.
yossarian - 8/19/2014, 8:28 AM
DD is filming today in NYC. So, someone needs to get off their ass and find me a picture of the [frick]ing costume.
TheRationalNerd - 8/19/2014, 8:28 AM
(Random Drunk Civilian Voice) "Show us T.I.!!!"
TheGodButcher - 8/19/2014, 8:29 AM
Awesome, bring it.
Opticblast - 8/19/2014, 8:30 AM
This literally just started filming and we already have our first official look, while the F4 fail reboot is done filming and we have yet to see anything from Fox.
sKeemAn - 8/19/2014, 8:30 AM
I'm hoping T.I. becomes Goliath
yossarian - 8/19/2014, 8:30 AM
@shabat - It DOES also rhyme with tang! Hmmm...

Lang, wang, bang, tang, Nanchang!

It's clear now...this is going to be about whorehouses in Vietnam.
TheRationalNerd - 8/19/2014, 8:31 AM
It most certainly looks like it will be "not seriously toned" but a bit more grounded and grittier than previous marvel films.
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