Movie News: First Look at Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in 'The Nice Guys'; 'Thor 3' Nabs New Writer

Movie News: First Look at Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in 'The Nice Guys'; 'Thor 3' Nabs New Writer

Dec 03, 2015

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys: Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe are featured in the first official photo from The Nice Guys, directed by Shane Black (Iron Man 3). The movie is set in Los Angeles during the 1970s and follows a private eye (Gosling) who teams with an enforcer (Crowe) to investigate the disappearance of a young woman and the death of a porn star. It's due out in theaters on May 20, 2016. [People]

 

Thor: The Dark World

Thor: Ragnarok: Newbie scribe Stephany Folsom will draft a new version of the screenplay for Thor: Ragnarok. Chris Hemsworth (above in Thor: The Dark World) will return as the Norse god; Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) will direct. Reportedly, the third installment in the series will also feature the Incredible Hulk; it's scheduled for release on July 28, 2017. [Heat Vision]

 

Jason Priestley

Nice Guy Phil: Jason Priestley will direct Nice Guy Phil, a biopic drawn from the life of the late comic actor Phil Hartman. Daran Norris will star. Hartman built a sterling reputation during his eight seasons on Saturday Night Live before costarring in the sitcom News Radio. He was killed by his wife in 1998; she then committed suicide. Priestley met Hartman in 1992 and stayed in touch in the years afterward. [Variety]

 

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Video: Gather the children! In a new promotional video for Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, young viewers are given instructions for performing a new dance that should delight them. The voice cast includes Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, and Jesse McCartney; the movie rolls into theaters on December 18. [Movieclips]

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