Edgar Wright is an English director, screenwriter and producer.
Wright was originally appointed to direct Ant-Man, and also wrote a draft of the script, but ended up leaving the project on May 23, 2014 over creative differences with Marvel Studios. Wright's position as Ant-Man's director was appointed to Peyton Reed, though Wright was credited for screenwriter, and executive producer in the film's credits.
Wright is a best friend of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman. Simon, Nick, and Martin appeared in Edgar's Cornetto trilogy. (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World's End)