It's Scott Lang who'll be showing up as Ant-Man in Marvel's movie this year. From what we know, the plot seems to stick pretty closely to the comics, with Lang attempting to save his ill daughter by turning to a life of crime.
It hasn't been a smooth transition from page to screen, though. After working on the movie (in between other projects) for eight years, director Edgar Wright resigned over creative differences with Marvel. Though fankids were up in arms, Marvel quickly found a replacement director in Peyton Reed, who admitted he's a life-long Ant-fan.
“It’s still very much in the spirit of what Edgar’s original pitch was and the entire template of the movie is what Edgar set out and originally came and pitched us,” says Marvel movie boss Kevin Feige. “But it’s on its way to being the absolute best version of what that movie could have been.
“Peyton is really, really wonderful, and will be proving that soon enough. As I said to the Comic-Con audience a few years ago, ‘You might not have heard of [Captain America: The Winter Soldier directors] Joe and Antony Russo, but you’re going to be big fans of them soon.’ And I’d say the same thing about Peyton Reed now.”