Master thief Scott Lang is embracing his powerful abilities as a superhero, including the ability to shrink in size but increase in strength, in the newly released trailer for the anticipated comic book film adaptation, ‘Ant-Man.’ Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has unveiled the clip for the sci-fi Marvel film, which features Paul Rudd as one of the founding members of The Avengers, who’s coming to the big screen for the first time.
Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man,’ which was directed by ‘Bring It On’ helmer, Peyton Reed, is set to be released in U.S. theaters on July 17. The action-adventure film’s story was crafted by ‘Shaun of the Dead’ writer-director, Edgar Wright, and Joe Cornish, and the screenplay was penned by ‘Anchorman’ scribe and helmer, Adam McKay, and Rudd.
Marvel and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures have released the following synopsis for ‘Ant-Man’:
The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ ‘Ant-Man.’ Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief 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.
Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross aka Yellowjacket, Bobby Cannavale as Paxton, Michael Peña as Luis, Judy Greer as Maggie, Tip ‘Ti’ Harris as Dave, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, Wood Harris as Gale, Jordi Mollà as Castillo and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym.
For more information on ‘Ant-Man,’ visit the sci-fi action film’s official website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages. Watch the anticipated superhero adaptation’s first trailer, and check out the action film’s latest poster, below.
Written by: Karen Benardello