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Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling Teaming Up for Shane Black’s The Nice Guys

2 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Silver Pictures’ upcoming detective thriller The Nice Guys, directed by Shane Black (“Iron Man 3”) and starring Oscar winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator,” “Man of Steel”) and Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Drive”), has staked out the summertime date of June 17, 2016.

Set to begin production in the fall of this year, the film is being produced by Joel Silver (“Non-Stop,” “The Matrix” series, the “Sherlock Holmes” series). The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The Nice Guys takes place in 1970s Los Angeles, when down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

Silver stated, “Ever since we did ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, »

- Michelle McCue

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Paramount Marketing Chief Josh Greenstein Moving To Sony; Megan Colligan Takes Charge At Paramount & Others Re-Up

4 hours ago | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Josh Greenstein, chief marketing officer since 2011, will not be staying at Paramount Pictures and is expected to join Sony Pictures Entertainment when his contract ends on Dec. 31st to become head of worldwide marketing and distribution for Sony Pictures Entertainment. He replaces Jeff Blake who exited after launching Sony’s summer box office. On the heels of that move, Paramount has promoted Megan Colligan to President, Worldwide Distribution and Marketing. She will continue to report to studio vice-chairman Rob Moore.

In shoring up its ranks after Greenstein’s expected departure, Paramount has also promoted Erik Counter to president, worldwide creative advertising who will now report to Moore. Counter has been at the studio for the past six years, reporting to Greenstein.  Meanwhile, Steve Siskind has been promoted to president of domestic marketing, reporting to Colligan.

“We take great pride in the depth of talented professionals at Paramount and are excited »

- Anita Busch

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Shane Black’s The Nice Guys Sets Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe and a Release Date

4 hours ago | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Director Shane Black has been circling a number of projects since helming $1 billion hit Iron Man 3, including a sequel to Predators. However, his next project has now been set in stone as Warner Bros. have dated The Nice Guys for a June 17th, 2016 release. Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe are confirmed to star.

The Lethal Weapon scribe has been working on the 1970s set noir for a number of years alongside producer Joel Silver, and while both Gosling and Crowe have been attached/rumoured for months now, it is only today that we’re getting any sort of solid confirmation that the project is moving ahead.

Production on the movie which Shane Black wrote with Anthony Bagarozzi is set to begin this Autumn, and while The Nice Guys may not be a big budget blockbuster, another detective movie from the filmmaker after his brilliant directorial debut in 2005 with Kiss Kiss Bang Bang »

- Josh Wilding

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Shane Black's 'Nice Guys' Set For Summer 2016 Starring Russell Crowe & Ryan Gosling

6 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Silver Pictures’ upcoming detective thriller “The Nice Guys,” directed by Shane Black (“Iron Man 3”) and starring Oscar winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator,” “Man of Steel”) and Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Drive”), has staked out the summertime date of June 17, 2016. 

Set to begin production in the fall of this year, the film is being produced by Joel Silver (“Non-Stop,” “The Matrix” series, the “Sherlock Holmes” series). The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The Nice Guys” takes place in 1970s Los Angeles, when down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

Silver stated:

 “Ever since we did ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Joe Hill Wants Russell Crowe For Heart-Shaped Box

6 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Calm down, folks – this isn’t a Nirvana biopic.

Horror scribe Joe Hill spoke to IGN about the upcoming adaptation of his novel, Heart-Shaped Box, and dropped hints about his preferred casting choice for the lead. If it were down to Hill, it’d be the Aussie acting powerhouse Russell Crowe:

I try not to say this person or that person should play the part, because until there is a movie, I want the reader to have the freedom to cast the movie in their own mind” he explained. “But I do think that Russell Crowe knows how to hold a guitar. He’s the right age. And I think that he can play anger well – he can rage with the best of them – and Jude is a very angry man. I think he’d be great.

And Russell Crowe is big – he has a kind of physical immensity »

- Gem Seddon

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Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling-Starrer 'The Nice Guys' For Sale at Toronto

6 hours ago | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Writer-director Shane Black's original detective thriller "The Nice Guys," starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling and produced by Joel Silver, will be on sale at the Toronto Festival market. Warner Bros. has picked up North American distribution rights. Waypoint Entertainment executive producer Ken Kao will co-finance, with his and Alex Walton's Bloom handling international sales. They will introduce the film to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. “The Nice Guys” is set in 1970s Los Angeles, as private dick Holland March (Gosling) and leg-breaker-for-hire Jackson Healy (Crowe) partner up to solve the case of a missing girl and a dead porn star. They uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power. It sounds like an updated "Chinatown."  Bloom and Waypoint are currently in production on Gus Van Sant’s "The Sea of Trees," starring Matthew McConaughey, Watanabe and Naomi Watts. »

- Anne Thompson

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'The Nice Guys' Starring Ryan Gosling Gets June 2016 Release Date

6 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. has handed out a June 17, 2016 release date for The Nice Guys starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling.

The crime thriller will be going up against a pair of animated sequels, Pixar's Finding Dory and DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon 3.

We first reported on the project back in June, when Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling were being sought to star as private detective Holland March and muscle-for-hire Jackson Healy, who join forces to find a missing porn star in 1970s Los Angeles. Their investigation uncovers a vast conspiracy. The actors have since been confirmed to star in the noir thriller, after Warner Bros. picked up the project last month.

Shane Black (Iron Man 3) is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Anthony Bagarozzi, with Joel Silver producing through his Silver Pictures. Wayside Entertainent's Ken Kao is executive producing alongside Hal Sadoff, and Michael Malon. Production »

- MovieWeb

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Ryan Gosling & Russell Crowe in Shane Black's 'Nice Guys' in 2016

7 hours ago | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Not too long ago, we heard that Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe might team up with Iron Man 3 director Shane Black for The Nice Guys, a 70s set murder conspiracy thriller. Now Deadline has confirmed that the film will be Black's next project, complete with the aforementioned two leading men in the starring roles, and Warner Bros. has picked up the film that is being produced by Joel Silver and set it for release on June 17th, 2016. That's a prime summer release date, so the studio must be pretty confident in the film that Black also wrote himself years ago along with Anthony Bagarozzi. So what's it about? As we reported previously, the story unfolds in 70s Los Angeles, following Jackson Healy (Crowe), a recovering alcoholic and muscle-for-hire, who finds himself working with Holland March (Gosling), a private eye and practicing alcoholic, following the suicide of a fading porn star. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Warner Bros. Sets ‘Nice Guys’ Release for Summer 2016

7 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Warner Bros. hopes that a period detective film starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling will thrill summer audiences looking for alternatives to superhero flicks. The studio will release “The Nice Guys,” directed by Shane Black, on June 17, 2016. The film is set to begin production this fall. The narrative takes place in 1970's Los Angeles, when a private eye (Gosling) and a hired leg-breaker (Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles »

- Gina Hall

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Shane Black’s ‘The Nice Guys’ With Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling Set for Summer 2016

7 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The last time writer/director Shane Black and producer Joel Silver worked together, the result was the very funny neo-noir Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, which helped re-launch the career of Robert Downey, Jr. After festival appearances the film was given a low-profile fall rollout by Warner Bros., and it flew under the radar of most moviegoers. […]

The post Shane Black’s ‘The Nice Guys’ With Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling Set for Summer 2016 appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Shane Black’s 1970s Thriller The Nice Guys Pegged For Summer 2016

7 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Warner Bros. has formally announced a release date for Shane Black’s detective thriller The Nice Guys, which will bring together Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe for a bout of crime-solving action on June 17th, 2016.

Described as a period noir, the film will take place in the 1970s where Gosling will play Holland March, a socially troubled private eye detective who, as luck would have it, crosses paths with Crowe’s burly hired muscle, Jackson Healy. Thereafter, the atypical duo must venture into the foreboding streets of Los Angeles to solve the case of a missing girl. Soon, though, the pair realize they are in over their heads.

Co-written by Black alongside relative newcomer Anthony Bagarozzi, The Nice Guys also marks the filmmaker teaming up with reputable industry producer Joel Silver, who worked in tandem with Black for Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and 1987’s buddy cop film, Lethal Weapon. Speaking with Variety, »

- Michael Briers

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"Nice Guys," "Maps" Set Release Dates

8 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe team up for the Shane Black-directed detective thriller "Nice Guys" which Warner Bros. Pictures has set for a release on June 17th 2016.

Set in the 1970s in Los Angeles, Gosling plays a private eye and Crowe a hired leg-breaker who must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star.

Black and Anthony Bagarozzi wrote the screenplay for the project which begins shooting this Fall. Joel Silver is producing.

Meanwhile, Focus World has picked up U.S. distribution rights to David Cronenberg's "Maps to the Stars" and is eyeing an early 2015 release.

Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Olivia Williams, Evan Bird, and Sarah Gadon star in the film which looks at a slowly collapsing family that has made its fortunes working in Hollywood.

Source: THR »

- Garth Franklin

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Shane Black’s The Nice Guys Starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe Set for June 17, 2016 Release Date

8 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros. has set The Nice Guys release date in the heart of Summer 2016, confirming that the 1970s-set noir film will indeed be writer/director Shane Black’s next feature.  The Lethal Weapon scribe has been working on the project for years with producer Joel Silver, but it finally gained traction after the massive box office success of Black’s second directorial feature, Iron Man 3.  The story revolves around a private detective and a muscle-for-hire who are brought together to investigate the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated suicide of a fading porn star.  Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe became attached to the project a few months ago, shortly after which Warner Bros. acquired the noir-tinged picture. More on the Nice Guys release date and the film itself after the jump. Per Warner Bros., Nice Guys is coming together quite, well, nicely, as production is scheduled to begin this fall. »

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Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe will be Shane Black's Nice Guys Summer 2016

8 hours ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

It is confirmed: Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling are teaming up for a mystery noir film from Iron Man 3 director Shane Black. Nice Guys, co-written by Black and Anthony Bagarozzi, will also be getting a prime spot in the middle of Warner Bros summer slate in 2016. Produced by Joel Silver, there is no word on whether Nice Guys is going to be a dark and violent film along the lines of L.A. Confidential or Gangster Squad, the two noir films starring Gosling and Crowe, but seeing as the movie is »

- Alex Maidy

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Warner Bros. Slates Russell Crowe-Ryan Gosling Pic ‘Nice Guys’ For 2016

8 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner Bros. has dated the thriller “The Nice Guys,” starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, for June 17, 2016.

Shane Black will direct with Joel Silver producing along with Ken Kao of Waypoint Entertainment.

The film takes place in 1970s Los Angeles, when down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Gosling) and hired leg-breaker Jackson Healy (Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

“Ever since we did ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,’ I’ve been eager to work with Shane again, and with this film we made it happen,” Silver said. “It’s a terrific script written in Shane’s great cinematic voice. With Russell and Ryan on board, I know we’re in for another wild ride.”

Black co-wrote the script with Anthony Bagarozzi. »

- Justin Kroll

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'Nice Guys' With Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe Arriving Summer 2016

8 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Nice Guys, Warner Bros.' detective thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, will arrive in summer 2016. Warners, which picked up the film in July, has slated it for release on June 17, 2016. Iron Man 3 helmer Shane Black is directing the film, which is set in 1970s Los Angeles and follows a private eye (Gosling) and a hired leg-breaker (Crowe) who must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. Black and Anthony Bagarozzi wrote the screenplay for the project, which will begin production in

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Shane Black's The Nice Guys Set For 2016

11 hours ago | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

That moved along quickly: Back in June, we reported that Iron Man 3 director Shane Black was considering noir thriller The Nice Guys as one of several projects he’s juggling in development. Then, the casting was merely a wish list, but he’s clearly locked in chosen actors, with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe on board and Warner Bros. setting a June 17, 2016 release date for the movie.The Nice Guys, which Black co-wrote with Anthony Bagarozzi, is set in the 1970s and will feature Gosling as wayward, troubled private eye Holland March, who crosses paths with hired muscle Jackson Healy (Crowe). These unlikely allies must prowl the mean streets of Los Angeles to solve the case of a missing girl, which soon develops links to the death of a porn star. As they unravel the cases, they discover a massive conspiracy with tentacles in the highest levels of power. »

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Winter’S Tale Blu-ray Review

13 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Quentin Tarantino has complained about how one of the biggest problems with American cinema is that it’s afraid of big emotions.  Of melodrama that might descend into camp (or perhaps is camp to begin with).  And it’s true, more movies are likely to adapt an ironic distance than go for something earnest.  There’s a reason for that: when earnest doesn’t work, you get films like The Postman and The Room.  But that means some material just isn’t going to translate into American cinema, and that’s why Winter’s Tale is a boring disaster.  Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe and Will Smith star in this story of star-crossed lovers and miracles, and my Winter's Tale Blu-ray review follows after the jump. Farrell stars as Peter Lake, who came to America on a model boat, and was brought into a life of thievery by Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe »

- Andre Dellamorte

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Shane Black bringing Remo Williams back to the screen with The Destroyer

25 August 2014 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In 1985, MGM brought former cop turned government agent Remo Williams to the screen with Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (a.k.a. Remo: Unarmed and Dangerous), hoping to launch a franchise based upon Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir’s The Destroyer series of pulp novels with Fred Ward (Tremors) in the lead role.

While that effort failed to take off, it looks like Sony is looking to give the character another chance at big screen success, with Deadline revealing that Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3) has signed on to direct The Destroyer from a script by Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney, co-author of several books in the series.

“Shane has been a fan of the original Destroyer book series since its inception and he has an incredible vision for this film,” said Charles Roven (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), who will serve as producer. »

- Gary Collinson

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Shane Black to Direct The Destroyer for Sony Pictures

22 August 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Art by Lee Weeks

Iron Man 3 director Shane Black has signed on to direct a film project for Sony Pictures called The Destroyer, which is based on an adventure book series. Black also recently signed on to direct a Predator sequel for Fox, Doc Savage for Columbia Pictures, and also a film at Warner Bros. called Nice Guys with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe. The director is definitely keeping himself busy. The movie will be written by Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney, who is the author of the books. Here's a description of the story and characters:

Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. The reason? To serve as enforcement arm for Cure, a top-secret, extra-Constitutional arm of the U.S. government. Along with a seemingly ageless – and often hilarious – Asian assassin known only as Chiun, Williams sets out »

- Joey Paur

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