Wyck Godfrey

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Wyck Godfrey
Nationality American
Occupation Film & television producer
Years active 2001-present

Wyck Godfrey is an American film and television producer best known for producing The Twilight Saga series and The Maze Runner series. He was also partner of 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]

Early 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.[2] 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.[2][3] He was raised Christian.[4]

Godfrey has produced five films in The Twilight Saga series from 2008 to 2012.[5] In 2014, he produced the young adults novel adaptation, The Fault in Our Stars[6] He has also produced the three films in The Maze Runner series.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

TV series[edit]

  • Revenge (TV series 2011-2015, executive producer)
  • Rosewood (TV series 2015–2017, executive producer)
  • Mr. Mercedes (2017-present, executive producer)

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. ^ a b Moring, Mark (October 31, 2006). "For Unto Us a Film Is Born". ChristianityToday.com. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  3. ^ "About Temple Hill Entertainment". templehillent.com. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "His 'dream come true' carries nativity to the big screen". The Courier. December 11, 2006.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Wyck Godfrey & Marty Bowen - The 30 Most Powerful Film Producers in Hollywood". The Hollywood Reporter. April 13, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2016.
  7. ^ "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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