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Nathan Kahane is co-founder of Good Universe, an independent full-service motion picture financing company. Kahane has served as an executive producer on more than 30 films in his career and oversees the development and production of the company's growing feature slate.
Kahane's credits includes The House, the 2017 comedy starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, for New Line Cinema; the romantic drama Forever Interrupted with Gidden Media starring Dakota Johnson; and the sci-fi thriller Extinction, written by Spenser Cohen. Previous productions include such hits as Neighbors (2014) and Last Vegas.
Kahane oversees the company’s first look deal with Point Grey Pictures, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s production company run by James Weaver. Upcoming projects include: the Untitled Ben Schwartz Comedy with Gary Sanchez Productions to be directed by Adam McKay and starring Rogen; and The Disaster Artist directed by and starring James Franco from a script by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber for A24.
Kahane is also partners with Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Joseph Drake (film producer) in Ghost House Pictures, a production label dedicated to the financing, development and release of films in the horror thriller genre. Kahane served as Executive Producer on Don't Breathe (2016 film). Ghost House has produced eight #1 box office hits including Don't Breathe (2016 film), The Grudge and Evil Dead (2013 film) for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Kahane formerly served as President of Mandate Pictures. At Mandate Pictures, he oversaw such films as Juno, the Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle franchise, the comedy 50/50, Young Adult, Hope Springs and This Is the End. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President of Motion Pictures at the Los Angeles-based Senator International heading feature development and acquisition. Before joining Senator International in 2002, Kahane co-headed the development and production slate for The Canton Company, Mark Canton's production company which was housed at Warner Bros., as Executive Vice President of Production. While at The Canton Company, Kahane served as co-producer on the big-budget thriller Trapped. He also served as executive in charge of production for Angel Eyes and Get Carter (2000 film) and packaged high-profile titles including Alexander (2004 film) and Troy (film)  Kahane served in a similar capacity for Taking Lives (film), the Warner Bros. mystery thriller.
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