Director Edgar Wright Departs ‘Ant-Man’ Film

Edgar-WrightIn what is by far the most disappointing news to come out of Marvel Studios probably ever, director Edgar Wright has walked off the Ant-Man film, citing the standard Hollywood cover story, “creative differences.”

Wright had been preparing to begin filming this summer (that is to say, within weeks) with Paul Rudd in the lead role as a thief who “acquires” equipment that allows him to shrink to insect size. Losing your director so close to the start of principle photography is a big problem, so Ant-Man is in BIG trouble!
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Doctor Who Series 8 Debuts… When?

At last, the BBC has released a teaser trailer for the eighth series of the revived DOCTOR WHO, and while it runs just about 15 seconds, we do get to see a new logo and — more importantly — a confirmed start month for the Peter Capaldi era on BBC One and BBC America: August.

There is not much more than a brief, dramatically backlighted glimpse of the 12th Doctor in an exploding TARDIS console room, but at least it’s something.

It is believed (but not certain) that the 12- or 13-episode series will run uninterrupted by a hiatus like the one that seemed to dull viewer response last season.