Deal Report: June 20, 2014 |


Deal Report: June 20, 2014

Peyton Reed will direct Marvel's ''Ant-Man,'' Don Cheadle started an Indiegogo campaign, and more

1. Yes Man helmer Peyton Reed is set to direct Marvel’s Ant-Man, and Anchorman’s Adam McKay will help rewrite the script, following Edgar Wright’s departure.

2. Harry Potter alum Michael Gambon will star in the joint BBC/HBO miniseries version of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy.

3. Don Cheadle launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $325,000 to help fund his Miles Davis biopic, Miles Ahead.

4. Lupita Nyong’o will produce and star in an adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s National Book Critics Circle award-winning novel, Americanah.