Advertisement
Global  

“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

'The Nice Guys' Gets Retooled For TV - But Not In The Way Anyone Expected

One News Page Staff Tuesday, 3 October 2017
'The Nice Guys' Gets Retooled For TV - But Not In The Way Anyone Expectedby

2016 was a great year for movies – at least for Disney, who made a colossal amount of box office money through Star Wars, Marvel and traditional animation – but there are still a few hidden gems among the pack. For us, The Nice Guys was one of the funniest and most watchable pictures of the year – Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling teaming up to solve a mystery altogether rather haplessly, while Gosling’s daughter proves to be more efficient at the job. It’s a movie which was celebrated by critics and largely lapped up by most who saw it – but poor box office figures seemingly put a clamp on plans for any follow-ups. That is, however, until recently – when it was announced that we’d be seeing the same format make its way to TV in the form of a reboot of sorts.

‘Of sorts’ is right – as, sadly, neither Gosling nor Crowe will be on board. This is hardly surprising as both are in high demand in Hollywood (Crowe most recently having been seen in The Mummy and Gosling having scaled new career heights with the Oscar-sweeping La La Land) – but what’s been suggested is a whole new take on the concept – and it’s one which could even mean a change to the title. The Nice Guys TV series is reportedly going to feature female leads – though we’re not quite sure who yet.

Screenwriter Michael Diliberti is reportedly scripting first up on the project, based on a movie which was largely set in the murky world of contract killings, broken arms and adult movie stars – which, by the looks of things, will be transformed into a modern-day tale. Therefore – to recap – a Nice Guys TV show will no longer feature said guys, and will take place not in the 1970s but in the present day – which could, of course, mean that we are faced with what would otherwise be a completely different project altogether!

The movie is considered a cult viewing and it will be interesting to see what Fox do with the line when it comes to TV in the near future. Whether it will lose much of the murky innards and the outrageous action remains to be seen – but it’s disappointing to critics who loved the movie that it will perhaps lose that spectacular 70s aesthetic!

12
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 

You Might Like


Tweets about this


Other recent news in Entertainment

‘Equalizer 2’ Squeaks Past ‘Mamma Mia 2’ To Take Top SpotWeekend Box Office: 'Equalizer 2' Beats 'MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again' With Surprise $35.8M Win
Watch: Nicki Minaj Channels Her Inner TEKASHI 6ix9ine In New “FeFe” VideoJake Tapper Grills CARTER PAGE on FISA Application: ‘You Did Advise the Kremlin’

Recent related videos

Hilarious 'Adele' Parody Wedding Toast From Maid Of Honor [Video]Hilarious 'Adele' Parody Wedding Toast From Maid Of Honor

Don’t let anyone tell you that your wedding should be this way or that way. You do you. A wedding should only represent what you want it to represent and nothing else. If you want to stick to..

Rumble Studio -

Police Pepper Spray Football Fans in Nice Following Fireworks 'Stampede' [Video]Police Pepper Spray Football Fans in Nice Following Fireworks 'Stampede'

French police officers were filmed pepper spraying French fans, and using a police dog, in the city of Nice in the early hours of July 11, following the national team’s progression to the World..

Storyful Studio -

Hilarious Dock Breakage Fail [Video]Hilarious Dock Breakage Fail

This video is totally hilarious! If you are in the mood for a good laugh, you’ll love it for sure! It tells a story of one classic fail. As the clip starts, you can see two guys walking on a..

Rumble -

BARCS to waive adoption fees over weekend [Video]BARCS to waive adoption fees over weekend

Baltimore County Police have released the identities of two suspects in a police involved shooting on July 3. Officials say 32-year-old Robyn Slack of the 4200 block of Kenwood is charged with..

Rumble -

•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+