With production originally scheduled to begin in June, the two weeks following Wright's departure were filled with speculation, rumors, and meetings about potential replacements. Eventually, it turned out that Peyton Reed, director of WIRED favorite Bring It On, would take on the gig, with the screenplay getting a rewrite courtesy of Anchorman's Adam McKay (and, it turns out, many others).Last week, the movie finally went into production in San Francisco, an event marked by the release of the first official photo (above) of Paul Rudd as everyone's next favorite superhero. But what do we actually know about Ant-Man aside from the fact that it hits theaters in summer 2015? Here are answers to many of the burning questions circulating about the film.So, What Happened to Edgar Wright, Anyway?
Wright was the original force behind this project, having been developing it slowly since 2006 before co-writing the first shooting script (with Joe Cornish) and prepping visual effects. It came as a pretty big surprise, then, when Wright left the project in May, citing "creative differences" with the studio.