'The Grow Wire Podcast' Ep. 02: How 'Sicario: Day Of The Soldado' Producer Thad Luckinbill Worked His Way to Success in Hollywood

'The Grow Wire Podcast' Ep. 02: How 'Sicario: Day Of The Soldado' Producer Thad Luckinbill Worked His Way to Success in Hollywood

  By Kendall Fisher, executive producer at Grow Wire


In short:

  • Thad Luckinbill started his career with his family company in Oklahoma. He now produces Hollywood movies like “Sicario: Day of the Soldado."
  • Luckinbill runs his own production company, Black Label Media, alongside his brother.
  • In this episode of 'The Grow Wire Podcast,' Luckinbill shares his path to the big screen and how his learnings translate to leaders in all industries.

Sicario: Day of the Soldado” producer and actor, Thad Luckinbill, was born and raised in Oklahoma. He spent his summers working for the family company, digging ditches and carrying cinderblocks alongside his twin brother, Trent.

Now, the brothers are running their own production company, Black Label Media, alongside Molly Smith, producing and financing some of the biggest projects in Hollywood — “La La Land,” “12 Strong” and most recently “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” (in theaters Friday) to name a few.

Luckinbill also spent a decade behind the camera with recurring roles in shows like “The Young and the Restless,” “8 Simple Rules… For Dating my Teenage Daughter” and HBO’s “Ballers.” He’s also taken on the big screen in films like “12 Strong,” “Just Married” and “Only the Brave.”

In this episode of “The Grow Wire Podcast,” Thad explains his journey from Oklahoma to Hollywood, what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry and how that translates for business leaders, entrepreneurs and anyone looking to expand their career.

Check out Episode 02 below and on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud and YouTube, and as always, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review!

“Sicario: Day of the Soldado” hits theaters Friday, June 29.

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