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Courtney Solomon (born September 1, 1970) is a writer, director, producer and entrepreneur from Toronto, Ontario. He is responsible for the creation of many franchises and has been involved with production, marketing and distribution of over 80 movies, creating a significant film library.
|Employer||After Dark Films|
Life and careerEdit
At 19, he formed Sweetpea Entertainment to acquire the film rights to "Dungeons & Dragons". Dungeons & Dragons became his first producing and directing project, the film was a box office disappointment 
He later formed After Dark Films to produce horror, thriller and action titles. He launched it with An American Haunting, which he wrote, produced and directed, a story based on Tennessee's Bell Witch legend. It opened #2 in US, staying in the top ten films for 6 weeks). This success resulted in a long-term distribution and co-production arrangement with Lionsgate Films. Today, After Dark owns its own film library of over 80 films.
In 2014, Solomon partnered with Mark Canton on a number of films, including Cake. Other films were Mr. Church (Eddie Murphy), The Comedian (Robert DeNiro and Leslie Mann), The Yellow Birds (Tye Sheridan, Alden Ehrenreich, Jack Huston, Jennifer Aniston, Toni Collette) and Burn Your Maps (Vera Farmiga and Jacob Tremblay).
In 2018, he acquired the rights to and produced the first film based on the novel series After. The film of the same name was released in April 2019. The sequel, After We Collided, was released in 2020.
|2000||Dungeons & Dragons||Yes||Yes||No|
|2005||An American Haunting||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God||No||Yes||No|
|2009||Universal Soldier: Regeneration||No||Yes||No|
|The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations||No||Yes||No|
|Beyond a Reasonable Doubt||No||Yes||No|
|Scream of the Banshee||No||Yes||No|
|Bullet to the Head||No||Yes||No|
|The Philly Kid||No||Yes||No|
|Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning||No||Yes||No|
|Murder in the Dark||No||Yes||No|
|The Wicked Within||No||Yes||No|
|Burn Your Maps||No||Yes||No|
|2017||The Yellow Birds||No||Yes||No|
|2020||The Woman in the Window||No||Yes||No|
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...the 35-year-old founder of After Dark...
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- "Team Page". 24 January 2019.
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