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Today’s post includes Ant-Man spoilers, so read at your own risk!
Peyton Reed & Kevin Feige Interview
While sitting down with Director Peyton Reed & Marvel President Kevin Feige a few weeks ago, they revealed movie spoilers and much more. Peyton was a Marvel fanboy growing up, even sketching a punk band in high school that resembled “The Avengers #1” cover. Each band member was a different Avenger, coincidentally Reed drew himself as Ant-Man.
Reed shares [Ant-Man] “is the kind of movie I’ve wanted to do for a really long time.” During a conversation with Visual Effects Supervisor, Jake Morrison, Reed describes Ant-Man as the “definitive shrinking movie for 2015.”
During the interview Reed mentioned that he studied old heist movies like “Oceans Eleven” and “Thomas Crown Affair,” adding that there’s a certain rhythm that heist movies have. When describing the film, Reed said, “I love the idea that it can have big stakes, have heart, but it’s funny,” adding “when you have Paul Rudd at the center of it you know it’s gonna be funny.” [Read more…]