Shane Black (born December 16, 1961) is an American screenwriter, director, producer and actor who is set to direct the upcoming film The Predator. Black also portrayed Hawkins in the 1987 film Predator. Notable films Black has directed include Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) and Iron Man 3 (2013).
Black is perhaps most famous for his high-profile action movie screenplays, of which he wrote several during the 1980s and 90s, most notably Lethal Weapon (1987), The Last Boy Scout (1991) and The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996).
|1986||Night of the Creeps||Uncredited|
|1987||Lethal Weapon||With Gary Busey, Danny Glover and Steve Kahan|
|Predator||Uncredited as writer|
|The Monster Squad||With Tom Woodruff, Jr.|
|1989||Lethal Weapon 2||With Danny Glover, Jenette Goldstein, Steve Kahan and Mark Rolston|
|1991||The Last Boy Scout||With Steve Boyum, Michael Papajohn and Carmine Zozzora|
|Last Action Hero||With William H. Burton, Jr., Charles Dance, Larry Ferguson, Henry Kingi, Thomas Rosales, Jr., Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen and Jean-Claude Van Damme, directed by John McTiernan|
|1996||The Long Kiss Goodnight|
|1997||As Good As It Gets|
|An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn|
|2005||Kiss Kiss Bang Bang||With Laurence Fishburne|
|2013||Iron Man 3||With Guy Pearce|
|2016||The Nice Guys|