Steven Hoban is founder of the Toronto-based film and television production company Copperheart Entertainment. He has produced numerous successful feature films, the Academy Award-winning animated short, “Ryan”, and the world’s first Imax 3D animated film “CyberWorld”.
Previous live-action films include "A Christmas Horror Story" starring William Shatner, "Wolves" starring Jason Momoa and Lucas Till, written and directed by David Hayter (X-Men, Watchmen), “Haunter” starring Abigail Breslin and “Splice” starring Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley, both directed by Vincenzo Natali, the remake of the 70s horror classic “Black Christmas” directed by Glen Morgan (Final Destination, X-Files), and the cult hit "Ginger Snaps" trilogy.
Upcoming films include the adaptation of the Stephen King/Joe Hill novella, "In the Tall Grass", to be directed to by Vincenzo Natali, the animated family feature, "ZOOmbies", based on a story by Clive Barker to be Ricardo Curtis (director of Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, animator/story artist The Incredibles, Monsters Inc., The Iron Giant), and the animated feature documentary "Mad House" to be directed by Academy Award-winner Chris Landreth.
In television, "Darknet", created by Hoban and Natali, debuted on Netflix fall 2014 and writing has begun on the HBO dramatic television series “Shakedown” with writer James Ellroy and director/executive producer David Fincher. Development has also recently begun on the television series adaptation of William Gibson's latest novel, The Peripheral, in partnership with Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight, Interstellar, Westworld) and Warner Bros.