Wyck Godfrey

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Wyck Godfrey
Wyck Godfrey in 2018.jpg
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]


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


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
2008 Management
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
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
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
Year Film Role
1996 Swingers Special thanks
2008 SEAL Team VI Very special thanks


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
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Revenge: From the Beginning Thanks Television film
Revenge: The First Chapter


  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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