Yes Man's Peyton Reed has been announced as the new director for Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man movie, following Edgar Wright's departure from the project due to creative differences.

Marvel announced the news via their official website saying Reed will, "help shepherd the hero into the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

Anchorman's Adam McKay revealed that he was approached to helm the project but due to scheduling issues was unable to take them up on their offer. It has now been announced that he will contribute to the film's script.

Ant-Man stars Paul Rudd in the title role with Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly and Patrick Wilson also starring. It is slated for release in July 2015.