Marvel Scrapes Bottom Of Barrel: 2 More Directors Up For ANT-MAN

Marvel Scrapes Bottom Of Barrel: 2 More Directors Up For ANT-MAN

According to Deadline, rumors are going around that Nicholas Stoller ("Forgetting Sarah Marshall") and Michael Dowse ("Take Me Home Tonight") are being eyed by Marvel Studios as possible candidates to be the new director of Ant-Man.

Deadline is reporting that Rawson Marshall Thurber ("We're The Millers") is still the favorite for Ant-Man despite reports that he passed on the project yesterday. They also added two more names for us to bicker about, Nicholas Stoller and Michael Dowse. Stoller, is best known for directing 2008's Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 2010's Get Him to the Greek and 2014's Neighbors. Stoller also has plenty of writing credits, most notably: The Muppets, Gulliver's Travels and Yes Man. Dowse, is best known for directing Take Me Home Tonight and Goon.

Marvel's "mite"-iest hero will hit theaters July 17, 2015 courtesy of director Edgar Wright, from a screenplay Edgar co-wrote with Joe Cornish. The film stars: Paul Rudd as Scott Lang/Ant-Man and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym. The cast also includes: Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña, Corey Stoll, Patrick Wilson and Matt Gerald.
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