Lloyd Bishop/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — The first photo from the set of Ant-Man is out.

Paul Rudd, who will play Scott Lang, the thief turned superhero, looks extra dangerous in the photo. It’s a darker Rudd than you’re used to from moves like Knocked Up and Clueless.

“Get your 1st look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in #Marvel’s #AntMan, in theaters July 17, 2015!” Marvel tweeted earlier Tuesday.

Get your 1st look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang in #Marvel‘s #AntMan, in theaters July 17, 2015! pic.twitter.com/q4Frmxdn7m

— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) August 19, 2014

From the photo, Rudd, 45, looks to be under the Golden Gate Bridge and in front of his van, which looks like the typical van used in a heist.

In the movie, Rudd’s character Lang uses the shrinking-suit technology from the original Ant-Man Hank Pym, which will be played by Michael Douglas.

The release from Marvel says, “The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.”

“Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world,” it continues.

Disney is the parent company of both Marvel and ABC News.

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John Paul Filo/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. (NEW YORK) — During his Late Show installment Monday night, David Letterman spent a segment memorializing his friend of 38 years, Robin Williams, who died of an apparent suicide last week.

Letterman recalled the first time he and a group of comics saw Williams, in the 1970s at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. For some reason, Letterman said, Williams was introduced as having come from Scotland, which made the comics complacent — until they saw him perform.

“It was like nothing we had ever seen before. Nothing we had ever imagined before. We go home at night and are writing our little jokes about stuff…and this guy comes in…like a hurricane.”

“The longer he’s on stage, the worse we feel about ourselves,” Letterman laughed, “and then he finishes and I thought, ‘Well that’s it: they’re going to have to put an end to show business, because what can happen after this?’”

Eventually, the two became friends, with Williams paying it forward by getting Letterman a bit part on a Mork and Mindy episode.

The chat show host explained that between his Late Night with David Letterman on NBC and CBS’ Late Show, Williams appeared as a guest 50 times. “Two things would happen because Robin was on the program. One was I didn’t have to do anything….And two…the viewership would go up…People were drawn to him because of this electricity, this whatever it was…that powered him.”

A clearly emotional Letterman ended a montage of clips of the comic’s appearances on Letterman’s two talk shows expressing regret. “I’m sorry, like everybody else I had no idea that the man was in pain, that the man was suffering,” he said.

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Shaun Heasley/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Debbie Reynolds is set to receive the highest award from the Screen Actors Guild. She’ll receive the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January.

The Singin’ in the Rain star has spent over 60 years in the business, starring in over 50 films, plus two TV series and two Broadway shows. She’s been nominated for an Oscar, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and a Tony during her accomplished career.

“She is a tremendously talented performer with a diverse body of screen and stage work, live performances and several hit records. Her generous spirit and unforgettable performances have entertained audiences across the globe, moving us all from laughter to tears and back again,” SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard said in a statement.

The Screen Actors Guild Awards will be simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Lloyd Bishop/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Don’t expect much singing and dancing when Seth Meyers takes the reigns at the Primetime Emmys. He can’t even sing and dance, according to a new GQ profile.

Instead, the late-night talk show host said television lovers can expect “just really well-written jokes.”

The Emmy Award-winner is particularly looking forward to his opening monologue. “As the night goes on, more people are upset because they haven’t won — but the monologue is the one time of the night when everyone is in a really good mood. And positive. And optimistic,” he explained.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, being held inside the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, will air live on NBC next Monday.

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Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Christian Bale is a dad again. The American Hustle actor has welcomed his second child with wife Sibi, his rep confirmed to People.

They are proud parents to a baby boy. No further details have been released.

Bale, 40, and Sibi, a former model and makeup artist, are already parents to a 9-year-old daughter.

They were notoriously private about the second pregnancy and never made a formal announcement. Sibi debuted her baby bump while walking the Academy Awards red carpet with Bale in March.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kevin Hart is engaged. The comedian popped the question to his girlfriend, Eniko Parrish.

He confirmed the news Monday on his Instagram page. “She said YEEEEESSSSS…… #Happy #MyRib #iF–kingLoveHer,” the 35-year-old wrote under a photo of himself and the bride-to-be. He proposed on Parrish’s 30th birthday.

Hart has been dating the aspiring model and actress for five years. This will be his second marriage.

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2011 Warner Bros. Ent./ Harry Potter Publishing Rights © J.K.R(NEW YORK) — J.K. Rowling is using the Pottermore.com website to keep fans engaged in the Harry Potter universe she created. She’s just posted a new short story to the site featuring a brand-new character.

The character, Celestina Warbeck, is a singing sorceress who’s a favorite of Molly Weasley, Ron Weasley’s mom.

An excerpt from the story reads, “Some of Celestina’s best-known songs include ‘You Charmed the Heart Right Out of Me’ and ‘A Cauldron Full of Hot, Strong Love.’ Her fans are usually older people who love her grandstanding style and powerful voice. The late 20th-century album You Stole My Cauldron but You Can’t Have My Heart was a massive global hit.”

Fans who are members of Pottermore — signing up is free — can “unlock” and listen to the title track of Celestina’s album now.

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ABC/Peter “Hopper” Stone(LOS ANGELES) — If ABC’s Modern Family wins the Emmy Award for best comedy again, it’ll tie the all-time leader, Frasier, with five wins. Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cameron Tucker on the series, said he’s confident the show is up to the task.

“We hope we win. It’d be nice,” he told ABC News Radio while promoting his new partnership with Swiffer to encourage men to get clean.

“I don’t know how much more love the Emmys have for Modern Family. I feel like we’ve been around long enough now and won enough Emmys individually and collectively that maybe people are getting tired of us,” Stonestreet continued. “I still think, obviously, we’re the best comedy and most well-written comedy on TV. I know the stories we tell each week, week in and week out, and I know that they’re worthy of Emmy love still. But hopefully we’ll win, and then tie, and then next year break the record.”

This year, Modern Family is up against Louie, Silicon Valley, Veep, The Big Bang Theory and Orange Is the New Black.

Eyebrows were raised when Netflix’s dramedy OITNB ended up in the comedy series category, as many felt it should compete in the drama series category. Stonestreet said he doesn’t mind that the hit show ended up in the category.

“Where they end up is where they end up. I certainly don’t have anything to do with it,” he said. “I just think our show is funny. I think our show is well crafted, interweaved in telling multiple stories each week and I don’t know that other shows are necessarily doing that.”

“I think other shows are doing things we’re not doing as well. Veep is really funny. Orange Is the New Black is funny. Big Bang Theory is funny. I don’t think it’s anything better; it’s just different,” he added.

Last season on Modern Family, Stonestreet’s Cam and Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Mitch tied the knot in a two-part season finale. Stonestreet tells ABC News Radio that his onscreen same-sex relationship could bypass the honeymoon phase when the series returns Sept. 24.

“I think they’ll find their balance of Cam and Mitch just kind of falling into the old married couple role, which is funny when you think about it. We’ve been married all of a few months, and all of a sudden we’re just like that old married couple, you know? But who knows what they have in store,” he pondered. “We’re always surprised each year when we return to hear the upcoming story lines and to see what the writers can create and what they want to do for our characters.”

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Seth Meyers, will air live on NBC next Monday.

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ABC/Richard Harbaugh(NEW YORK) — After dancing with fans while debuting her new single “Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift revealed the album cover and title for her new release 1989.

During a live stream on Yahoo and ABC News, Swift surprised fans and said, “I have some big news.”

The first surprise was the song and the second surprise was the title and cover of the new album, which reflects the year she was born.

“Having been born on Dec. 13 1989, this album is called 1989.

Swift has been working on her new album for two years and said she has changed a lot over the past two years, especially delving into late 1980′s music and being influenced by that era.

“The inspiration behind this record, I was listening to a lot of late 80′s pop … I really loved the chances they were taking, how bold it was,” she said. “It was apparently a time of limitless potential, the idea you could do what you want be what you want … the idea of endless possibility was kind of a theme in the last two years of my life.”

The cover of the album is a Polaroid of herself, cutting off her face at the eyes with T.S. at the bottom and “1989″ at the bottom right. Swift is wearing a shirt featuring flying seagulls.

“That photo you are seeing is a Polaroid we took, we took the album photos on Polaroids,” she explained. “It was kind of an accident, so I figured why not make that photo the album cover?”

The album is in stores Oct. 27 and Swift said fans will actually get packets of real Polaroids inside the album — 13 each, but different packs with different photos in each.

“For the record this is my very first documented pop album,” she added.

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ABC/Randy Holmes(NEW YORK) — Do you think Robin Williams deserves one last standing ovation? You can help deliver it Monday at 4 p.m. ET.

A Facebook campaign is urging people to get on their feet Monday in one final tribute to the late actor and comedian, who died a week ago in an apparent suicide.

Asking for “one last curtain call for a man who made our life a little better one laugh at a time,” the organizers of the unofficial event urge people in San Francisco — near where Williams lived — and nationwide to participate in a “one-minute standing ovation,” adding, “Make it the loudest…ever!”

“C’MON USA LETS HEAR IT,” say the organizers. “If you’re in your car, honk that horn!”

Participants are also asked to wear red.

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