The delayed arrival of Edgar Wright’s film, scheduled for 2015, will not surprise aficionados. In the past this troubled creation has suffered at the hands of disrespectful creative teamsWith Marvel’s recent announcement that Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man is finally set to hit the big screen in 2015, some might wonder exactly why it’s taken quite so long for the movie to get the green light. After all, the Spaced creator and director of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End apparently turned his first screenplay in three years ago.Comic-book aficionados might be less surprised by the movie’s long gestation period, because Ant-Man has always been a troublesome creation who has suffered more than his Marvel contemporaries at the hands of disrespectful creative teams. The character, or at least his original Henry Pym incarnation, has never quite recovered from an infamous episode in the early 80s where he was seen backhanding his wife, Janet van Dyne (the Wasp), during a row. The storyline saw Pym being expelled from the Avengers for attacking an enemy from behind when the enemy had stopped fighting, and subsequently trying to fool his comrades into taking him back with an elaborate plan to build …read more

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