Ant-Man is a movie now in Early Production and the twelfth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will be the first film in "Phase 3".
Biochemist Dr. Hank Pym uses his latest discovery, a group of subatomic particles, to create a size-altering formula. Though his first self-test goes awry, he develops an instrument that helps him communicate with and control insects. Edgar Wright plans to direct an action film for Marvel Studios with some humorous elements, insisting that Ant-Man will not be a spoof. The script was written by Wright and Joe Cornish, who plans to include Henry Pym and Scott Lang as major characters.At the San Diego Comic Con in 2010, Wright confirmed that his script is an origin story, and that it didn't work for Marvel's chronology to include Ant-Man in The Avengers. While attending Kapow-Con in April 2011, Cornish revealed that Wright and he had delivered a second draft to the studio. Then on July 2011 Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish delivered a third draft and some concept art to Marvel Studios. On June 28, 2012, Wright directed a test reel for the film.