Here’s How The ‘Ant-Man’ Writing Credits Will Be Divvied Up

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When the news first broke of writer/director Edgar Wright’s departure from Marvel’s Ant-Man last May, both the studio and the filmmaker’s fans panicked. Where would the long-gestating project go — if anywhere — now that it’s strongest proponent had left the production? Luckily, Peyton Reed and Adam McKay came on board to direct and rewrite the project respectively, and considering the visuals thus far, it looks like a good save.

As Avengers: Age of Ultron writer/director Joss Whedon mentioned, Wright and Joe Cornish’s script was “the best [one] Marvel had ever had.” However, as with all divorce proceedings, everything’s liable to be argued over and split up. So the question remains — who will ultimately get writing credits on the finished film?

According to The Wrap, this prickly question has finally received a soothing answer — albeit with repetitive applications of a gentle salve:

The Ant-Man screenplay will be credited to Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish and Adam McKay & Paul Rudd, while story credit has been assigned solely to Wright & Cornish.

Sounds amicable to me. Who would have thought that one Marvel’s most problematic properties would have been the one about a guy who steals tech from another guy that shrinks you down to size? All that ego had to go somewhere, I guess.

(Via The Wrap)