Marvel really wants to get into the Joseph Gordon-Levitt business. Months after it was revealed that Gordon-Levitt was on the short list to star in "Guardians of the Galaxy," Variety reports that the studio wants the actor to play the title character in "Ant-Man." According to the trade publication, Paul Rudd is also a major contender for the part.
"Ant-Man" is Marvel's next big blockbuster, following in the footsteps of the aforementioned "Guardians of the Galaxy" (Chris Pratt wound up playing the role initially pegged for Gordon-Levitt). The film, directed by Edgar Wright, is due in theaters on July 31, 2015, almost three months after "Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts.
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