Exclusive: Early Test Footage of Paul Rudd in the Ant-Man Suit

By  · Published on December 19th, 2013

Well, that was fast. Overnight, news broke that Paul Rudd was in negotiations to star as Ant-Man for Edgar Wright’s Marvel movie. Now we’ve got some footage of the actor testing out the suit from an inside source.

It’s obviously not theater quality, but it’s a clear look at the design for the character, and the action is far more intense then you’d expect from a typical screen test. It starts deep in a forest where the hero is fighting (rather futilely) against a diabolical, technologically advanced piece of weaponry – and it’s all downhill from there.

For those doubting Rudd can handle the badass nature of a superhero, prepare to be sold:

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