Wyck Godfrey

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Wyck Godfrey
Wyck Godfrey in 2018.jpg
Born
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilm, television producer
Years active2001-present

Wyck Godfrey is an American film and television producer best known for producing The Twilight Saga series and The Maze Runner series. He is a partner of the production company Temple Hill Entertainment with his friend Marty Bowen, which they founded in 2006. In 2017, he was named President of Paramount Motion Pictures Group.[1] In 2020, Godfrey left Paramount and returned to producing with Temple Hill Entertainment.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Godfrey graduated from Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee,[1] earned a degree in English literature from Princeton University, and later moved to New York City, where he interned at New Line Cinema.[3] In February 2006, he and his friend Marty Bowen founded their own production company, Temple Hill Entertainment, and produced The Nativity Story as their first film together.[3][4] He was raised Christian.[5]

Godfrey produced the five films in The Twilight Saga series from 2008 to 2012.[6] In 2014, he produced the young adults novel adaptation, The Fault in Our Stars[7] He has also produced the three films in The Maze Runner series.[8]

Filmography[edit]

He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.

Film[edit]

Year Film Credit Notes
2001 Behind Enemy Lines Executive producer
2003 Daddy Day Care
2004 I, Robot
Alien vs. Predator Executive producer
First Daughter
Flight of the Phoenix
2006 When a Stranger Calls
Dr. Dolittle 3 Executive producer Direct-to-video
The Nativity Story
Eragon
2008 Management
Twilight
2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon
2010 Dear John
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Everything Must Go
2011 10 Years
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2
2013 A Good Day to Die Hard
Safe Haven
2014 The Fault in Our Stars
The Maze Runner
2015 Tracers
The Longest Ride
Paper Towns
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Martyrs
2017 Power Rangers
2018 Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Love, Simon
Uncle Drew
Down a Dark Hall
First Man
The Hate U Give
Life Itself
2019 The Kill Team
2020 All Together Now Executive producer
Happiest Season Executive producer
2022 Emergency Executive producer
Smile
TBA Somebody I Used to Know
The King and I
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
As an actor
Year Film Role Notes
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Wedding Guest Uncredited
Thanks
Year Film Role
1996 Swingers Special thanks
2008 SEAL Team VI Very special thanks

Television[edit]

Year Title Credit Notes
2001 Behind Enemy Lines Executive producer Documentary
2011−15 Revenge Executive producer
2015−17 Rosewood Executive producer
2019 Looking for Alaska Executive producer
2017−19 Mr. Mercedes Executive producer
2020−22 Love, Victor Executive producer
Behind Enemy Lines Executive producer Television pilot
Thanks
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Revenge: From the Beginning Thanks Television film
Revenge: The First Chapter

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SHHS alum Wyck Godfrey named new president of Paramount Motion Pictures Group". WJHL.com. September 12, 2017. Retrieved January 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "Wyck Godfrey & Marty Bowen Re-Unite As Temple Hill Producing Partners". Deadline. September 24, 2020. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Moring, Mark (October 31, 2006). "For Unto Us a Film Is Born". ChristianityToday.com. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "About Temple Hill Entertainment". templehillent.com. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "His 'dream come true' carries nativity to the big screen". The Courier. December 11, 2006.
  6. ^ Ford, Rebecca; Jarvey, Natalie (June 2, 2015). "Wyck Godfrey, Connor Franta to Be Honored at Thirst Project Gala (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "Wyck Godfrey & Marty Bowen - The 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood". The Hollywood Reporter. April 13, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  8. ^ "Producer Wyck Godfrey Talks THE MAZE RUNNER, Adapting the Novels, Casting the Characters, Building a Practical Set, Grievers, Production Challenges & More". Collider. July 3, 2014. Retrieved December 2, 2016.

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