Alas, we'll never know what a McKay "Ant Man" might have yielded, because the comedy director pulled out soon after. Still, Marvel has been reaching pretty far afield with its director choices lately. Which makes us wonder — what if some of them brought their past collaborators to their new adventures? After all, Marvel is all about reviving and redefining careers.
Here, then, are Marvel cast versions you could end up with if the studio really followed through and let the directors go wild.
Of course, every hero needs a villain, so why not also recruit
But c'mon, Pratt's already done the chosen-one thing with "The Lego Movie," Zoe Saldana has been down this intergalactic-fighting road before and Cooper, well, one could see him as a panther, maybe, or a wolf, but a raccoon?
What if, at least in the sequel, Pratt’s pilot was someone Gunn worked with that you’d never expect? Like really never expect. Like
And why not take
Meanwhile, Cooper’s strategic duties could be handled by—who else--
Anthony and Joe Russo, "Captain America: Winter Soldier." Yes, they had the biggest opening of the year. But all that talk about surveillance and American relativism gets so dark after a while. Wouldn't it be great if the movie had a little more levity in it? Say, the kind of levity found in the Russo brothers' previous "You, Me & Dupree"?
Matt Dillon could star as hero Steve Rodgers, partnering with
It's not too late, Hollywood; comedic remakes of superhero movies could be a thing.
That being the case, we're going to have to cheat a bit and pull from Taylor's TV background, drafting