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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due &#8211 The Ant-Man Screenplay

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due – The Ant-Man Screenplay

But Marvel shifted gears, brought in Peyton Reed and Adam McKay to work with Paul Rudd and the cast on the film Now we're seeing a very promising looking trailer and are under three months away from the films release But there was one thing left to figure out.. just how the film would be[...]

Pitt Bale And Gosling Sign On For The Big Short

Pitt, Bale And Gosling Sign On For The Big Short

Pitt and his Plan B production company are putting together an all-star cast for an adaptation of another Michael Lewis bestseller, The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine. Adam McKay will be directing and writing the adaptation while joining Pitt will be Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling.The nonfiction book tells the story of several key people who[...]

Adam McKay May Have More Marvel In His Future

Adam McKay May Have More Marvel In His Future

When Edgar Wright left Ant-Man, the first name that became involved with Adam McKay (Anchorman) He didn't end up directing the film, but he and star Paul Rudd did a writing pass over the script Now the writer/director is in talks to possibly handle other characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe... I just did a big[...]

Will Ferrell And Adam McKay To Bring Manimal To Theaters

Will Ferrell And Adam McKay To Bring Manimal To Theaters

Now, Hollywood Reporter says that Will Ferrell and his comedy partner Adam McKay have signed on to produce Sony's live action/animated hybrid adaptation of the 80's TV show Manimal.The critically panned series Manimal followed Dr Jonathan Chase, a wealthy doctor with a mysterious past who morphed into animals in order to help the police fight crime. Simon MacCorkindale and Melody[...]

Ant-Man Movie Hires Two New Writers

Ant-Man Movie Hires Two New Writers

So does that mean script based on Edgar Wright's original idea and then revised by Adam McKay is in trouble? Not necessarily It is common for studios to hire production writers to be around during the filming of the movie in case any changes need to be made And that is what the report is[...]

Peyton Reed To Direct Ant-Man Adam McKay Working On Script

Peyton Reed To Direct Ant-Man, Adam McKay Working On Script

A day after Peyton Reed's name emerged as one of the new frontrunners to take over for Edgar Wright on Ant-Man, Marvel have now officially confirmed he will indeed be taking the director's chair on their next superhero tale.Additionally, Adam McKay will still be involved in some capacity after turning down the directing gig -[...]


Kristen Wiig And Will Ferrell May Join Forces Again In Welcome To Me

Kristen Wiig And Will Ferrell May Join Forces Again In Welcome To Me

And right now, Wiig and Ferrell are on set filming a sequel to the legendary Anchorman.Shira Piven, who is Anchorman-director Adam Mckay’s wife, is setting up to direct the indie flick titled Welcome To Me and like her husband, must have seen some potential in this particular comedic pairing According to The Hollywood Reporter, she's[...]

Anchorman 2 Plot Teases And A Tentative Return For Christina Applegate

Anchorman 2 Plot Teases, And A "Tentative" Return For Christina Applegate

Linda Ge writes for Bleeding Cool. Now that we know Anchorman 2 is officially a go, director Adam McKay has been more than happy to share more details about what we might get to see in one of the most highly anticipated sequels in recent years.The whole gang will be back, including Will Ferrell as lead[...]

Famke Janssen Cast As Witch In Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters

Famke Janssen Cast As Witch In Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters

This is great, not least because Janssen is a goddess and any chance to look at her onscreen is welcome (though the prospects for eye candy might be dimmed when you realise she's playing a witch and might be landed with horrendous make-up or prosthetics).The film will apparently be rather lighthearted, diving into the action/comedy[...]