Ever since test footage was screened at Comic-Con earlier this month, the buzz has gotten louder around Marvel's Ant-Man movie. And now it's getting deafening.
When director Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige showed Wright's test reel to a very enthusiastic crowd, they must have known they were on the right track, because Latino Review reports that after five years of development, Ant-Man suddenly seems to be on the fast track toward production.
A source said that work on Ant-Man will begin at Marvel's London production facility once Thor: The Dark World finishes there. Thor is scheduled to start shooting next month, which means a probable late spring or early summer start for Ant-Man next year.
That, of course, is also based on Wright's availability. He and cohorts Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are supposed to begin shooting The World's End very soon, which would back him up right against the start of work on Ant-Man.
But if all works out, Ant-Man could end up joining Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy as the third Marvel movie of 2014 ... a schedule that the studio would like to continue going forward!
Do you want to see Ant-Man sooner rather than later? And in the larger scheme of things, how does the idea of three Marvel movies a year grab ya?