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Wyck Godfrey

Wyck Godfrey

The Nativity Story is the first production by Temple Hill Productions, the new company formed by partners Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen. The two longtime friends launched their company in February landing a three-year production pact with New Line Cinema.

Wyck Godfrey has amassed an exciting and diverse line-up of films in his career. He is currently producing 20th Century Fox's 2006 Christmas tent pole fantasy movie Eragon, based on the worldwide bestselling novel by Christopher Paolini. Earlier this year he produced the teen horror remake, When A Stranger Calls, for Sony Screen Gems.

Godfrey spent eight years working with John Davis, serving as President of Production at Davis Entertainment for five of those years. While there, he produced the box office sci-fi blockbuster I, Robot, starring Will Smith, and the Eddie Murphy family comedy Daddy Day Care. Among his other producing credits are the adventure film, Flight of the Phoenix, starring Dennis Quaid, and the Katie Holmes romance First Daughter. He also Executive Produced the action films, Behind Enemy Lines and Alien vs. Predator.

He began his career as a Creative Executive at New Line Cinema in 1991 and worked in both the New York and Los Angeles development departments until 1995. He then served as senior vice president of Horizon Pictures before making his move to Davis Entertainment.

Godfrey graduated from Princeton in 1990 with a degree in English. He was born in New Orleans, LA and currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three sons.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Wyck Godfrey Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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