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Todd King

Todd King

Following film studies at UCLA and California State University Northridge, Todd King began his career as a development assistant at ITC Productions where he worked on such Movies of the Week as Guts And Glory: The Bill Johnson Story and Secret Weapons starring Geena Davis and Linda Hamilton. Looking to learn hands-on production, King began working as a production assistant. He rapidly ascended the ranks to become unit production manager on Skouras Pictures' VAMPIRES AT MIDNIGHT. He went on to serve in the same capacity for NIGHT EYES, DOUBLE THREAT, FUTURE ZONE, LAST CALL and LEGAL TENDER. He also served as Line Producer on the New Line release EMBRACE OF THE VAMPIRE.

He began an association with Imperial Entertainment in 1993, serving as Associate Producer on the theatrical feature SHOWDOWN and as Co-Producer on the Movies of the Week Silk Degrees, the fantasy adventure To the Ends of Time and the critically acclaimed drama BOOGIE BOY.

For Screenland Pictures, King executive produced the dark comedy LATE LAST NIGHT, starring Emilio Estevez, Steven Weber, and Catherine O'Hara, which premiered at the 1998 American Film Institute/LA Film Festival. In 1999, King completed IT'S THE RAGE a feature he exec-produced for Mutual Film Company starring Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Gary Sinise, and David Schwimmer. IT'S THE RAGE had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Appointed executive vice president for Scanbox Pictures USA in January 2000, King oversaw a number of projects through the development process. Following the sale of Scanbox to VCL in 2001, King left in order to produce the thriller TABOO for Creative Entertainment. Filmed on location in Eastern Europe, TABOO premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.

In 2002, King's projects included NORTHFORK, a feature he co-produced for acclaimed filmmakers Mark and Michael Polish, which stars Nick Nolte, James Woods, Daryl Hannah, and Anthony Edwards. King also executive produced NIGHTSTALKER, a horror thriller starring Roselyn Sanchez. Both NORTHFORK and NIGHTSTALKER were official selections of the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.

Recent projects include DALTRY CALHOUN, a Quentin Tarantino exec-produced feature for Miramax starring Johnny Knoxville and Juliette Lewis and THE NINES, the directorial debut of acclaimed screenwriter John August. Produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen (AMERICAN BEAUTY) the film stars Hope Davis and Ryan Reynolds and premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. King's screenwriting credits include TOUGH LUCK, a 2003 theatrical release starring Armand Assante and Norman Reedus.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Todd King Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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