American actor and film producer Paul Rudd became a minor teen idol with his break-out performance in the 1995 film Clueless. His other early credits include Wet Hot American Summer, Cider House Rules and William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet. He also landed a recurring role in the television series Friends as Phoebe's husband. Rudd has since become a full-fledged comedy film star with roles in Anchorman (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005) and Admission (2013).
Hank Pym has invented the world's ultimate secret weapon in two new TV spots for Marvel's Ant-Man. But he may need a bit of help in saving the world. Paul Rudd stars as an unlikely hero who suddenly finds himself surrounded by chaos. Will he be able to pull himself together and end his life of crime for the greater good? Or will he become victim to something even more powerful than the Ant-Man suit?
Ant-Man is the next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And it brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time. Michael Douglas is Hank Pym, inventor of an an amazing super suit. His hardware arms master thief Scott Lang with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength. Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor protect the secret behind this stealth weapon from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will keep the world out of harm's way. And this journey will surely catch the eye of Captain America and Black Widow, the new leaders of The Avengers.Read More
It was announced today by Disney and Marvel that Captain America: Civil War has officially begun shooting at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Along with the official synopsis, the full cast was revealed. And it certainly contained some surprises. While quite a few cast members had been confirmed leading up to today's announcement, we finally have official word that some other familiar faces will also be joining the Avengers for the first time.
The most notable cast addition in Captain America: Civil War is that of Paul Rudd, who will make his debut in Marvel's Ant-Man on July 17, 2015. Scott Lang will make his first appearance alongside the Avengers in 2016. Also coming as somewhat of a surprise is the inclusion of William Hurt as General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross. William Hurt made his debut as Ross in 2008's The Incredible Hulk. In the comics, he becomes Red Hulk, but it isn't known if that will happen in Captain America: Civil War.Read More
Paul Rudd has signed on to follow-up his role in Marvel's Ant-Man with the drama The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving. The project is an adaptation of Jonathan Evison's 2012 bestselling novel of the same name. Rob Burnett, a longtime executive producer on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman, is directing from his own adapted screenplay.
The story centers on Ben Benjamin (Paul Rudd), who forms a bond with a young boy stricken with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. They both begin to push each other to get their own lives back on track in this inspirational drama about two broken individuals coming to terms with their difficult lives. The role of the young boy, a 19-year-old boy named Trevor in the original book, has not been cast at this time.Read More
Following the ultra-tiny look at Marvel's Ant-Man in the first poster that debuted earlier today, Entertainment Weekly has put the diminutive character literally under a magnifying glass for this week's magazine cover, giving us our first full look at Paul Rudd's Scott Lang in the Ant-Man costume. This comes just hours before the first trailer is set to debut during the series premiere of Marvel's Agent Carter on ABC later tonight. We saw Paul Rudd as Scott Lang back in August when filming got under way, but this is the first time we've seen the character donning the iconic Ant-Man suit.
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. The supporting cast includes Evangeline Lilly, Michael Pena, Corey Stoll, Judy Greer, David Dastmalchian, John Slattery, Neil Hamburger and Bobby Cannavale.Read More
We only have a few hours left until Marvel officially unveils the first Ant-Man teaser trailer, which will arrive during ABC's premiere of Marvel's Agent Carter. In anticipation of the big reveal, we get an official poster, which gives us an ant-sized look at Paul Rudd in his iconic costume.
Ant-Man follows the exploits of master thief Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), who is armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength. He must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.Read More