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Basil Iwanyk
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Iwanyk on the set of Sicario
Born (1970-01-04) January 4, 1970 (age 49)
Alma mater Villanova
OccupationFilm producer

Basil William Iwanyk (born January 4, 1970) is an American film producer. He is the founder of Thunder Road Films and most known for Sicario , The Town and the John Wick franchise. His films have earned more than $2 billion internationally as of 2018. [1] He is of Ukrainian descent. [2]

Thunder Road Films is a film and television financing and production company founded by Basil Iwanyk. It is based in Santa Monica, California.

<i>Sicario</i> (2015 film) 2015 film directed by Denis Villeneuve

Sicario is a 2015 American action thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Taylor Sheridan and starring Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, and Victor Garber. The film follows a principled FBI agent who is enlisted by a government task force to bring down the leader of a powerful and brutal Mexican drug cartel. Sicario was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. It began a limited release in the United States on September 18, 2015, followed by a nationwide release on October 2, 2015.

<i>The Town</i> (2010 film) 2010 American crime drama film directed by Ben Affleck

The Town is a 2010 American crime thriller film co-written, directed by and starring Ben Affleck, adapted from Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves. It also stars Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Titus Welliver, Pete Postlethwaite, and Chris Cooper, and follows a group of Boston bank robbers who set out to get one final score by robbing Fenway Park.



2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Kathryn Bigelow Co-Producer
2003 Basic John McTiernan Executive Producer
2004 If Only Gil Junger Executive Producer
Welcome to Mooseport Donald Petrie Producer
Laws of Attraction Peter Howitt Executive Producer
Mindhunters Renny Harlin Executive Producer
2006 Firewall Richard Loncraine Producer
We Are Marshall McG Producer
2009 Brooklyn’s Finest Antoine Fuqua Producer
2010 Clash of the Titans Louis Leterrier Producer
The Expendables Sylvester Stallone Executive Producer
The Town Ben Affleck Producer
2012 Wrath of the Titans Jonathan Liebesman Producer
The Expendables 2 Simon West Executive Producer
2014 The Expendables 3 Patrick Hughes Executive Producer
John Wick Chad Stahelski
David Leitch
Seventh Son Sergei Bodrov Producer
2015 Sicario Denis Villeneuve Producer
2016 Gods of Egypt Alex Proyas Producer
2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 Chad Stahelski Producer
Wind River Taylor Sheridan Producer
The Current War Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Producer
24 Hours to Live Brian Smrz Producer
2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado Stefano Sollima Producer
A Private War Matthew Heineman Producer
2019 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Chad Stahelski Producer


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  2. Kit, Borys (January 25, 2016). "'Sicario' Producer Reveals Movie's Original Ending". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved October 23, 2019.
  3. Basil Iwanyk on IMDb