Heavily influenced by pulp fiction, Shane Black is partial to buddy cop comedies. Today, the Iron Man 3 director stops by to discuss the uniquely American concept of "workplace pride" and the quick process of casting Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe as detective partners in 1970's Los Angeles for the film The Nice Guys.
Photo: (L-R) Actor Ryan Gosling, producer Joel Silver and writer/director Shane Black on the set of the action comedy The Nice Guys. (Daniel McFadden)
Shane Black, filmmaker