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'Ant-Man' Could Get 'Yes Man' Helmer Peyton Reed or David Wain to Direct [Updated]

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by Damon Houx June 06, 2014 07:17 PM
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Marvel has yet to postpone 'Ant-Man' since Edgar Wright left the project two weeks ago, and though we've heard a number of names mentioned as possible replacements, with Adam McKay coming the closest to taking the job, no one has yet to sign on. The latest word suggests 'Yes Man' helmer Peyton Reed and '' auteur David Wain are the new front-runners to take over the project.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Will Be a Different Experience in IMAX

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by Damon Houx June 05, 2014 07:26 PM
Marvel
'Guardians of the Galaxy' is being post-converted into 3D for its upcoming August release, and will be shown in the IMAX format as well -- which is standard operating procedure for tentpole titles these days. But director James Gunn is working on both transfers, and is trying to make the IMAX presentation more engrossing by featuring well-placed shifting aspect ratios.

'Metal Gear Solid' Is In Pursuit of Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct

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by Damon Houx June 03, 2014 06:08 PM
Kojima Productions
Sony is looking to turn the hit video game 'Metal Gear Solid' into a film franchise, and are now in early talks with 'Kings of Summer' director Jordan Vogt-Roberts to be the man behind the camera. It would join the upcoming renaissance of video game movies that include the Michael Fassbender-starring 'Assassin's Creed' and the Tom Hardy-led 'Splinter Cell.'

'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5' Clip: Spike Jonze Has Got Back

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by Damon Houx June 02, 2014 06:19 PM
Paramount
When we talked to Johnny Knoxville about 'Bad Grandpa,' he told us there would be a semi-sequel movie, and now there's footage from that film, 'Bad Grandpa .5.' Here Knoxville and Oscar winner Spike Jonze go to couples therapy as Knoxville's Irving Zissman has a sexual request that Jonze's Gloria doesn't know if she wants to fulfill.

'Ant-Man' Will (No Longer) Be Directed by 'Anchorman' Helmer Adam McKay [UPDATED]

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by Damon Houx May 30, 2014 09:29 PM
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After today's announcement of the directors most likely to replace Edgar Wright on 'Ant-Man,' a decision has been made: 'Anchorman' director Adam McKay is now in talks helm the project. UPDATE: It's now being reported that McKay has pulled out of negotiations with Marvel and will not be directing 'Ant-Man.' Further details below.