Yesterday’s News: Marvel Starts Hyping Ant-Man Proper


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Editor’s Note: Yesterday’s News covers the most important news of the previous day with a focus on film, television, and trailers.

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A closer look at the first poster for Ant-Man


Alfonso Cuaron to get career tribute at Emir Kusturica’s Kustendorf Festival (THR).
Kino Lorber picks up North American rights to documentary Farewell, Herr Schwarz (THR).
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts announces nominees for International Film Awards (Deadline).
US poster for The Duke of Burgundy (The Film Stage).
New photos from Terminator Genisys, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and Mad Max: Fury Road (Coming Soon).
The 2015 International Film Festival Rotterdam finalizes lineup (THR).
First Golden Globes presenters announced (THR).
RIP: Actor Joe Attanasio dies at 89 (THR).
Latest Inherent Vice poster (The Film Stage).
Carrie Fisher to present SAG Life Achievement award to her mother, Debbie Reynolds (The Wrap).
Universal moves the Untitled Next Bourne Chapter back two weeks to July 29, 2016 (Deadline).
First poster for Ant-Man (Marvel).
A closer look at the first poster for Ant-Man (EW).
Geena Davis teaming with ARC Entertainment to launch the Bentonville Film Festival (THR).
Luc Besson to chair the International Jury at the Beijing International Film Festival (THR).
Casting Society of America announces nominees for Artios Awards (Deadline).
Cynthia Addai-Robinson joins the cast of thriller The Accountant (Variety).
Jim Mickle tapped to direct firefighter thriller Esperanza (The Wrap).
Jodie Foster to receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at 2015 Athena Film Festival (THR).
Elle Fanning in negotiations for starring role in Nicolas Winding Refn’s Neon Demon (The Wrap).
T.J. Miller and Ed Skrein in early talks to join Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool (The Wrap).
Annapurna Pictures and Vice partnering to produce The Bad Batch with Ana Lily Amirpour to direct (The Wrap).
Kerry Washington selected as honorary chair for Spirit Awards (Variety).
Dermot Mulroney in negotiations to join Zac Efron and Robert De Niro in Dirty Grandpa (THR).
David Leslie Johnson brought in to rewrite The Conjuring 2 (The Wrap).
Gugu Mbatha-Raw to star opposite Matthew McConaughey in Free State of Jones (The Wrap).



Amazon Studios sets January 15 debut for its first batch of 2015 pilots


UK National Television Awards announces nominees (THR).
Fandango partners with Hulu to launch subscription VOD channel (The Wrap).
Amazon Studios sets January 15 debut for its first batch of 2015 pilots (Variety).
The cast of Showtime’s Queer as Folk to reunite at ATX Television Festival (THR).
ABC Family greenlights single-camera pilots Tough Cookie and Kevin From Work (THR).
Fox renews Dish Nation for two years (Deadline).
Amy Poehler named Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year (THR).
Gladys Knight to guest star on Hot in Cleveland (The Wrap).
Blake Anderson and Jorma Taccone to guest star on the final season of Parks and Recreation (EW).
Verizon expecting to roll out Internet pay-TV service in second half of 2015 (Variety).
Mark Margolis lands role of Felix Faust on an upcoming episode of Constantine (EW).
Model Ruby Rose joining the cast of Orange is the New Black (The Wrap).
USA cancels Covert Affairs after five seasons (THR).
RIP: Actor Beau Kazer dies at 63 (EW).


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First trailer for Ant-Man


US trailer for Killers (Twitch).
International trailer for Good Kill (The Film Stage).
Teaser trailer for Assassination Classroom (Twitch).
Trailer for documentary Dreamcatcher (Indiewire).
Trailer for Chorus (Indiewire).
First trailer for The Lazarus Effect (Coming Soon).
First trailer for Ant-Man (Slashfilm).


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Derek was the only engineer at Northeastern University taking a class on German film and turning a sociology research paper into an examination of Scorsese’s work. Still living in Boston, MA, he blatantly abuses his Netflix account, but can never seem to get his Instant Queue below 200. He continues to fight the stigma that being good at math means you are not any no good at writing. I good write, very much.