shane black


First Posters For Shane Black’s Predator And Robert Rodriquez’s Alita Battle Angel

The Licensing Expo is happening right now in Las Vegas, and that means first appearances of posters, swag, and other goodies for upcoming releases. The first is the highly anticipated Shane Black film The Predator: Steven Weintraub the Editor-In-Chief for Collider who took these images points out these are specifically for merchandising, and not what we’ll see […]



It Looks Like The Predator Isn’t Going To The Suburbs

There was a report this week that The Predator was going to a pretty unexpected place, the suburbs. It sounded odd,  but this is Shane Black and he does love to subvert expectations. Alas, this doesn’t seem like it will be the case. Collider are saying that Black personally reached out to the site and […]


Benicio Del Toro In Talks To Tangle With The Predator

Benicio Del Toro may join the ranks of actors like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny Glover and Adrien Brody as a prime target of the Predator. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actor is in talks to star in Shane Black‘s upcoming The Predator. Like Brody in Predators, Del Toro’s part is said to be an anchor […]

Shane Black Calls A Monster Squad Sequel “Interesting”

Shane Black of Iron Man 3 and The Nice Guys fame says it would be “interesting” to come back to The Monster Squad. The original film, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of Black’s first projects. Looking back on it now, it features early versions of hallmark Black ideas and characters. It was a box […]

James Franco To Face The Predator? — Your Weekend Rumor

James Franco is a favorite cinematic trickster around these parts. Whether he’s cutting his own arm off, playing Tommy Wiseau, adapting difficult William Faulkner novels into films few people will ever see or helping to launch a vampire-tinged remake of Mother, May I Sleep with Danger, word of his antics always amuse. But according to […]

Shane Black Offers The Name Of The Predator’s Opponent

While chatting about with Empire (via The Playlist) about his film The Nice Guys, director Shane Black let slip the current name of the human destined to combat the alien big game hunter in his upcoming film, The Predator. “The name I’ve given the [hero] in Predator right now is Quinn Mackenna,” he said. “And […]

The Rock Joins Shane Black’s Doc Savage Movie

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson posted on his Instagram this morning confirmation that he will be playing Doc Savage in an upcoming film by Iron Man 3 director Shane Black. According to his post, Johnson met with Black and the films writers Anthony Bagarozzi and Chuck Mondry over the weekend to work on the story. From […]

Shane Black Clarifies When His Predator Film Will Take Place

While taking part in a Reddit AMA yesterday (via Indiewire), The Nice Guys director Shane Black clarified that his upcoming Predator will take place in the modern day, or as he puts it “which is to say, 2018 … We’re on earth, the time is now.” He also noted the events of Predators have not […]

Joel Silver Berates Ryan Gosling And Russell Crowe In An Attempt To Get More Retweets

In a video all about getting more people to tweet about The Nice Guys, producer Joel Silver mock-berates stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe about their Twitter impressions and mobilizing their fans. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkIFkvd7bxU[/youtube] While funny in its own right, it also calls about to scenes in many films written by Nice Guys co-writer/director Shane Black […]


Ryan Gosling Questions The Mermaids In New Nice Guys Trailers

In a new trailer for the upcoming Shane Black flick, The Nice Guys, Ryan Gosling‘s detective skills are question as he and Russell Crowe attempt to solve a missing persons case and stop the mob from encroaching on Los Angeles in the late 1970s. It seems Gosling may save the day by falling a lot […]

Retro Nice Guys Trailer Reveals 1970s Charms

While not completely convincing as a trailer from the mid or late 1970s, this recent trailer for Shane Black‘s upcoming film The Nice Guys does conjure up some fond memories of the era. Both tacky and charming, the trailer does a good job looking the part — particularly with the old MPAA ratings card at the […]

Shane Black Talks The Predator And Doc Savage

While chatting with writer/director Shane Black about his upcoming film, The Nice Guys, Thrillist nabbed a few comments on his upcoming projects The Predator and Doc Savage. Black is currently working on the sequel to Predator — a film he actually appeared in as an actor — and mentioned part of the attraction to the […]

The Predator Lives Again Via Intriguing Teases

“You’ll never see him coming,” so says a new preview image posted to the official Predator Facbook page. At various times, the project has been called both a sequel and a prequel, but news about the project has been scarce over the last couple of years. According to previous reports, Iron Man 3 director Shane […]

Fox Orders Lethal Weapon Pilot With Damon Wayans As Murtaugh

Deadline reports that Fox has ordered an hour-long pilot based on the Warner Bros. Lethal Weapon film series. Damon Wayans will play Roger Murtaugh, the part originally played by Danny Glover in all four of the Lethal Weapon films from 1987 to 1998. No one has yet been cast as Martin Riggs, the part originated […]

The Nice Guys Red Band Trailer Will Be Your Favorite Of The Day

The red band trailer for Shane Black‘s upcoming The Nice Guys reveals the director of Iron Man 3 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is back to his old tricks with a buddy/crime/action flick starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling as ne’er-do-wells in 1977 Los Angeles. Lots of great stuff happens in this trailer, but it […]

The Leftovers’ Margaret Qualley To Join Death Note Adaptation

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Leftovers actress Margaret Qualley is in negotiations to join the American adaptation of Death Note as the female lead. Previously under development with Shane Black, Your Next‘s Adam Wingard will helm the adaptation of the manga series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. THR reports the American version will […]