Todd King Biography

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 MOWs 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 and rapidly ascended the ranks to a Unit Production Manager position on Skouras Pictures' Vampire At Midnight. Among King's many credits as Unit Production Manager are Night Eyes, Future Zone, Double Threat, Last Call, and Legal Tender.   He also served as Line Producer on the popular 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 Co-Producer on the MOW 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 Pacquin, Gary Sinise, and David Schwimmer. It’s The Rage had its world premiere as a “Special Presentation” 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 film makers Mark and Michael Polish which stars Nick Nolte, James Woods, Daryl Hannah, and Anthony Edwards. Northfork was released by Paramount Classics in July 2003.

King also Executive Produced Nightstalker,  a horror thriller starring Roselyn Sanchez.  Both Northfork and Nightstalker were official selections of the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
Other projects include Daltry Calhoun, a Quentin Tarantino exec produced feature for Miramax  starring Johnny Knoxville and Juliette Lewis and Waitress, directed by the late Adrienne Shelly and featuring Keri Russell and Andy Griffith. Waitress was acquired by Fox Searchlight at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and released to very wide acclaim.

2006 projects include The Nines, the directorial debut of acclaimed screenwriter John August.  Produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen (Milk), the film stars Hope Davis and Ryan Reynolds. The Nines also premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Newmarket Films.
King recently completed Hell Ride,  also executive produced by Quentin Tarantino for The Weinstein Company,  Serious Moonlight, based on a screenplay by Adrienne Shelly and starring Meg Ryan, Kristin Bell, Justin Long and Timothy Hutton, and Street Kings Motor City for 20th Century Fox starring Ray Liotta.

King’s screenwriting credits include Tough Luck, a 2003 theatrical release starring Armand Assante and Norman Reedus.
An avid marathon runner, King resides with his wife and two young children in West Hills, California.