It has been open secret for some time that Marvel Studios was planning a film based on Ant-Man. Today, they made it official, announcing a street date of November 6th, 2015, which is six or so months after release of The Avengers 2.
Ant-Man, A.K.A. Dr. Henry ‘Hank’ Pym, discovered a chemical that allows him to shrink to the size of an insects; and a helmet that lets him telepathically control ants. In the comics, he was a founding member of The Avengers.
Edgar Wright (Scott Pilgim Vs. The World, Shaun of the Dead) will write and direct the movie, which has also been known for some time. He showed up at the Marvel Studios panel during Comic Con to premiere some test footage he had done for the film.
Marvel also announced that Iron Man 3 and Thor 2 would be released in 3D on May 3rd and November 8th of 2013 respectively.
April 4th and August 1st of 2014 will see the releases of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy.