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Matt McGloin

Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Paul Rudd Said To Be Up For Ant-Man



It's being rumored that Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd are the frontrunners for the Ant-Man movie.

Variety has it the two actors are the top contenders for the lead role, but also states a third could be a possibility.

It's said both Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd are to meet with Marvel Studios one more time before an actor is chosen, but again mentions the possibility of a third name being added to the list, which is not known.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been a hot commodity as of late in Hollywood having starred in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises as well as rumored for just about everything including the new Batman. JGL also recently starring alongside The Avengers' Scarlett Johansson in his indie flick, Don Jon.


Paul Rudd is known for Friends, the 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Parks and Recreation, of which Chris Pratt stars in who landed the lead role in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

Ant-Man has a newly announced release date of July 31, 2015.

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