That’s certainly one rumor on the street based on recent Twitter activity from Edgar Wright, the visionary filmmaker behind “Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz,” “Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World” and, in the not-too-distant future, “Ant-Man,” the November 2015 superhero flick tasked with kicking off Phase Three of Marvel Studios.
Wright, who directed this coming summer’s apocalyptic comedy “The World’s End,” recently wrote on Twitter, “Aside from ’The World’s End,’ I directed one shot in another summer movie. But which? #IProbablyWillNotTell.” Ten minutes later, he provided the following update: “Yeah. Some of you got it right.”
The obvious answer to Wright’s question, based on what we know of his upcoming projects, is “Ant-Man,” as a post-credits stinger for “Iron Man 3,” or featured in the proper movie in some other subtle, clever way. That said, Wright claims to have directed “one shot” in a summer movie, and “one shot” doesn’t exactly sound substantial enough for a full-on Marvel tease.
But then again, this is Ant-Man we’re talking about. If any character can do a lot with a little, it’s that one.
Consider this all rumor for now, but there you have it: maybe, just maybe, we’ll get an early look at “Ant-Man” as soon as May 3, when “Iron Man 3” cruises into theaters.
UPDATE: Edgar Wright has denied his involvement with “Iron Man 3.”
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