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.