Funny Man Paul Rudd In Talks For Ant-Man Role

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Update: 12-19-13- Marvel Officially Announces Paul Rudd Is Ant-Man

We've known for a couple of months that Paul Rudd was in the running for the role of Ant-Man in Marvel's 2015 superhero movie of the same name - even though the actor's never publicly acknowledged it. Now, a report from Variety states that Rudd is very close to signing on for the film.

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Paul Rudd - Ant-Man (Marvel Comics)
If the report turns out to be true, this'll be Marvel's most daring casting choice to date. Rudd is known solely for his goofy roles in comedies like 'This is 40', so taking on a Marvel superhero will be a major change of pace. However, 'Ant-Man' is sure to have some comedic elements, with offbeat director Edgar Wright heading up the movie.

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Update: Marvel Officially Announces Paul Rudd As Ant-Man  - Dec. 19, 2013

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