Hadida studied in Paris. In 1978, Hadida co-founded the company Metropolitan Filmexport with his brother Victor. The company later became a successful independent distributor of films in the French-speaking world. Hadida formed a new company, Davis Films, in 1990, and has produced more than thirty Hollywood films from 1993 to 2012, with True Romance being the first and Silent Hill: Revelation being currently the last. Metropolitan Filmexport is the current French distributor for films by Lionsgate and, formerly, New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. now releases New Line films).