Marvel Hires Two New Writers for ANT-MAN


Marvel is finally ready to start filming Ant-Man next month in Atlanta, Georgia after years in development. The most troubled production in their short but meaningful history has reportedly hired on writers Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer to rewrite Adam McKay’s revisions.

These two guys – unknowns in Hollywood at the moment – will be “production writers,” meaning they’ll be working on the set while the movie shoots in Atlanta to tweak things as needed, during production, which may end up doing so little as to not receive any official credit for their work.

Actually, they wrote a Sabrina the Teenage Witch reboot for Sony, what reportedly got the attention of Marvel Studios. Moreover, the two got noticed with their 2010 Black List script Die in a Gunfight.

Whatsoever, British director Edgar Wright walked from his passion project after Marvel made a number of revisions to his script without his permission, and now that Peyton Reed has climbed onboard, the studio’s heads will likely be offering whatever help they can, in order to improve Reed’s chances of sticking his landing.

Originally written by Wright and Joe Cornish, and later revised by McKay, a long-gestating film about smallest superhero stars Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, Patrick Wilson, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Pena.

Ant-Man hits theaters July 17, 2015.