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Kodiak Pictures is a premier independent motion picture and television production company specializing in finance, development, and production. Founded with the objective to create films with a new age vision, Kodiak Pictures works closely with filmmakers to develop, produce,­­­­­­­­­ and finance commercially viable films through strategic partnerships with studios, agencies, and foreign sales companies. We combine our financial expertise and our wide-reaching network with a youthful perspective to create films for a new generation of societally conscious audiences.

 
 

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Nov 18, 2019

Taryn Manning, Shane West, Rutina Wesley & More Star In Sci-Fi Thriller ‘No Running’ From Defiant Studios

Taryn Manning (Orange Is the New Black, Hustle & Flow), Shane West (Gotham, Salem), Skylan Brooks (The Darkest Minds, Empire), Hart Denton (Riverdale) and Rutina Wesley (Queen Sugar, True Blood) have been tapped as the leads of No Running, an indie film being helmed by first-time feature director Delmar Washington. Bill Engvall, Clark Backo, Diamond White and Loren Gray co-star in the film. Eric B. Fleischman is producing pic alongside Maurice Fadida of Kodiak Pictures.

Nov 04, 2019

Bella Thorne To Make Feature Directorial Debut With Secret Thriller Project

Bella Thorne has signed to direct an elevated thriller written by Zander Coté, the plot of which is being kept under wraps. Thorne is also planning to take a supporting role in the film which will shoot this coming summer. Eric B. Fleischman’s Defiant Studios, David Bernon of Burn Later Productions, and Maurice Fadida of Kodiak Pictures will produce collectively.

Oct 25, 2019

Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’ Gets October 2020 Release Date; Michael Keaton & More Board

The Aaron Sorkin-directed drama, The Trial Of The Chicago 7, is slated for a wide theatrical release on October 2, 2020. The pic, which will get a limited release on September 25, 2020, is currently in production with plans to shoot in Chicago and New Jersey. Marc Platt, Tyler Thompson, Stuart Besser, and Matt Jackson are producing with executive producers Marc Butan, Maurice Fadida and Shivani Rawat.

Oct 21, 2019

Vin Diesel Comes Back to Life in ‘Bloodshot’ Trailer

Vin Diesel is coming back again and again in Sony Pictures’ first trailer for “Bloodshot.” In the forthcoming superhero adventure, Diesel portrays Ray Garrison a.k.a. Bloodshot, a soldier who gets rebuilt by a corporation following his death. The film, based on characters from the Valiant Comic Universe, was directed by Dave Wilson and written by “Arrival” screenwriter Eric Heisserer and Jeff Wadlow. Eiza Gonzalez, Sam Heughan and Toby Kebbell round out the cast.

Aug 06, 2019

Terry Crews, Ludacris-Starrer ‘John Henry’ Acquired by Saban Films

Terry Crews and Ludacris’ dramatic thriller “John Henry” has been set for a first-quarter 2020 theatrical release by Saban Films. Saban announced Tuesday that it had acquired North American rights to the drama. The film is Will Forbes’ directorial debut from a script he co-wrote with Doug Skinner. Producers are Defiant Studios’ Eric B. Fleischman, Kodiak Pictures’ Maurice Fadida and Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.

Dec 12, 2018

Sasha Morfaw, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Sufe Bradshaw ‘GLOW’s Sydelle Noel To Star In Boko Haram Inspired Film ‘Rise’

Sasha Morfaw (Black Panther), Jimmy Jean-Louis (Claws, Heroes), Sufe Bradshaw (Veep), Sydelle Noel (GLOW), & Peter Mensah (300) star in the indie film Rise from first-time feature director Maritte Go. Eric B. Fleischman of Defiant Studios is producing alongside Maurice Fadida of Kodiak Pictures. Exec producers are Mickey Gooch, Jr. and G.D.Guyer of Kodiak, Andre Druskeit of Telepool, and Kewku Mandela.

Oct 10, 2018

Will Smith’s Telepool, Kodiak Pictures Invest in Genre Slate at Eric B. Fleischman’s Defiant

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s international distribution company Telepool is investing in a genre slate from indie producer Eric B. Fleischman, along with Maurice Fadida’s Kodiak Pictures, Variety has learned exclusively. 'Phobias,' a horror anthology, will be the first project produced under the agreement.

May 30, 2018

Terry Crews & Ludacris To Topline Indie Drama ‘John Henry’

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Terry Crews and Fast & Furious franchise actor Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges have signed on as leads in John Henry, a dramatic thriller from first-time film director Will Forbes. Jamila Velazquez (Empire), Ken Foree, Kimberly Hebert Gregory (Better Call Saul), Tyler Alvarez, and JJ Soria (The Oath) co-star in the indie which is being produced by Defiant Studios’ Eric B. Fleischman, Automatik’s Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, and Kodiak’s Maurice Fadida.

May 10, 2018

Cannes: Saban Films Nabs Gerard Butler Thriller 'Keepers' (Exclusive)

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to the Gerard Butler thriller Keepers.

Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm, the film also stars Peter Mullan (Top of the Lake, Children of Men) and Connor Swindells.

Sep 14, 2017

The Ed Helms and Amanda Seyfried helmed comedy, The Clapper, has been acquired for distribution and is slated for an early 2018 release. The deal was recently closed at the recently passed Toronto International Film Festival. Netflix has also secure the worldwide SVOD rights. 

Aug 22, 2017

Kodiak is thrilled to announce it's partnership with New Public Pictures & Filmula for a modern update of The Wild Geese, a 1978 cult classic that starred Richard Burton, Roger Moore, and Richard Harris as British mercenaries sent to Africa to restore a leader to power. William Monahan is to set pen the script, based on the novel by Daniel Carney. 

Apr 11, 2017

Here’s an exclusive clip from Dito Montiel’s comedy The Clapper, which is gearing up for for its Tribeca Film fest world premiere April 23. The film, adapted from Montiel’s novel of the same name, is about people living a simple and content life before unexpected circumstances thrust them into Hollywood’s limelight.The film stars Amanda Seyfried, Tracy Morgan, and Ed Helms as the title character. 

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