ottman-buckleyJohn Ottman and David Buckley are set to score the upcoming detective thriller The Nice Guys. The film is directed by Shane Black (Iron Man 3, screenwriter of Lethal Weapon) and stars Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Matt Bomer, Kim Basinger, Angourie Rice, Beau Knapp, Keith David and Margaret Qualley. The movie is set in 1970s Los Angeles and follows a down-on-his-luck private eye and 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 also co-wrote the script with Anthony Bagarozzi. Joel Silver (The MatrixDie HardV for VendettaSherlock Holmes) is producing the project through his Silver Pictures company. Ottman has previously scored Black’s directorial debut Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He also scored numerous features produced by Silver, including UnknownNon-StopGothikaThe Losers and House of WaxThe Nice Guys will be released on May 20, 2016 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

As previously reported, Ottman’s upcoming projects also include Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. Buckley continues to score CBS’ The Good Wife and also has the TNT original series Proof coming up.