We are just a little over a week removed from learning that Edgar Wright has not one, but two new movies in the works. One seems to be a traditional Edgar Wright-Simon Pegg project, The World’s End, and the other is the potentially huge Marvel ‘phase 2’ movie, Ant-Man.
Well Mr. Wright must have been downright bored in the last few, relatively, slow years for his work. Deadline is reporting that Wright is set to direct a secret new project for J.J. Abrams:
Paramount Pictures is mobilizing a sci-fi film called Collider, and it is a collision of several of the top guys in the genre. Edgar Wright will direct the film, and he is co-writing the script with I Am Legend‘s Mark Protosevich. Wright is producing with his longtime Big Talk Productions partner Nira Park and JJ Abramsthrough his Bad Robot banner.
No word on when he plans to shoot this new sci-fi project, but the most logical assumption would be after Ant-Man. Of all these potential movies, the Marvel adventure is the only one that is likely on a strict timeline, even though it was the one and only announced film with out a release date.
Looks like Edgar Wright will be a busy guy in the next few years, we are all winners for that. Stay peeled to The Flickcast for any updates on this impressive slate of upcoming films.