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Pixar, Marvel And Edgar Wright Joining Forces For ANT-MAN? Would You Settle For Two Out Of Three?

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Entertainment Weekly got geek hearts racing this week when they reported that Pixar, in the wake of the holy Disney/Marvel union, wanted to get involved with Edgar Wright's ANT-MAN. Though the ink's barely dry on this monumental media merger, something about this didn't sound like complete bullshit. Given that it's hard to think of two more precisely-structured narratives this decade than SHAUN OF THE DEAD and... well, take your pick from Pixar's oeuvre (save for CARS), why wouldn't Pixar be hot to get in the Edgar Wright business? Not content to accept EW's idle speculation, CHUD's Devin Faraci fired off an email to Mr. Wright, and received an almost unequivocal denial. Here's the salient 'graph:
The news that Pixar is involved is not wholly accurate and a little premature to comment on. I love Pixar's work more than anyone and indeed would love to collaborate with them.
So this is nearly unfounded! It's mostly not true! EW's three-quarters full of shit (give or take)! As for whether Wright's holding something back, he clarified via Twitter that he's "... duty bound to keep it at least 30 percent vague. People have to speculate on something. It's the law!" But this much is certain: Wright is committed to a live-action ANT-MAN. And he intends to jump back into the scripting process once he's further down the road on SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD. So whether or not Pixar gets involved, we win. For more on the status of ANT-MAN, read Faraci's post. Or just sign up for Twitter, since that's where all the news is being broken nowadays.

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