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Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling play detectives who pair up to find a missing girl in Shane Black’s 1970s Los Angeles-set comedy.read more

The Nice Guys wouldn’t be a Shane BlackJoel Silver movie if there weren’t a lot of stunts, and the guy who guided Ryan Gosling through a number of tosses and tumbles was none other than Russell Crowe. “He has just done it so much, every time we had those scenes, I’d let him drive,” says Gosling. In this clip, Gosling, Crowe and director Shane Black discuss the moment that kicks the action off in The Nice Guys, as seen in the trailer: When Crowe’s brutish debt collector…

Those in the Grand Theatre Lumiere tomorrow night are in for a great, hysterical ride as Shane Black’s The Nice Guys makes its Cannes Film Festival premiere before hitting U.S./Canadian theaters on May 20. Though set in Los Angeles circa 1970s when “the biggest difficulties were smog and porn” per the director, the film is a throwback to Black and producer Joel Silver’s great ’80s action comedy collaborations such as the Lethal Weapon series and The Last Boy Scout. In The…

UPDATE, Thursday, 1:57 AM: The mooted Russell CroweJames Franco collaboration on Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian has been shelved, mere moments after details of it first became public after it emerged that the filmmakers had not yet secured rights to the novel. The package had appeared to be one of the splashier to hit the upcoming Cannes Film Festival market. However, in a situation that highlights the precariousness of conducting film business in an instantaneous…

EXCLUSIVE: Russell Crowe is poised to join the growing legion of big stars with global brands taking part in Universal Pictures’ classic monsters universe. I’m told that Crowe is in early talks to play a Jekyll-like role opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy. It is unclear whether this could lead to a future spinoff; right now the discussion is this film. Alex Kurtzman is directing. Jon Spaihts wrote the script and Chris Morgan is overseeing the whole monsters initiative with…

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Shane Black’s upcoming neonoir The Nice Guys has from the very first trailer heavily played up the fact that it’s a 1970’s throwback buddy comedy, right down to the 70’s-era Warner Bros logo. That joke is taken to the logical extreme with the latest trailer, narrated, cut and even given a color wash to look exactly like the kind of trailer that now exists only in blu-ray special feature menus. Over-explaining the plot: check. Weird cuts to random scenes that feel a little…