Ant-Man's Michael Douglas opens up about Edgar Wright's 'very disappointing' exit

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Jun 6, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT (Updated)

After a bunch of other directors from other movies talked about it, finally, an actual actor from Ant-Man shares his thoughts on the behind-the-scenes drama. 

The response has been pretty universal so far -- it is not great that Edgar Wright is off Ant-Man, allegedly due to a dispute over the script. And we agree. In fact, we may have even said outright that Marvel should consider canceling the movie altogether.

But what about Michael Douglas? He was set to play the role of the original Ant-Man, Hank Pym. How does he feel about everything that's happened? Here's his recent interview with Schmoes Know:

And in case you don't have the time or the ability to watch that video, here's a transcript:

"I was very disappointed. I am a big fan of (Edgar Wright's) movies. It’s a very disappointing situation. Happened very late in the game. I don’t think anybody’s quite recovered. My heart goes out to Edgar – he’s been involved  with the project for a long time. But he’s talented enough that you’ll be hearing a whole lot from him and I’m sure with a little vengeance."

That's kind of what we figured. Although it would have been way cooler if Douglas had said, "Are you kidding? I got that guy fired! He said he thought Wall Street was just an okay movie and, man, NOBODY messes with the Gecko!"

Guess we'll just have to settle with this mature and respectful response instead, while we wait for Paul Rudd to reveal his feelings. Aside from the obvious, of course.

(via Comic Book Movie)