The chairman and CEO of real estate investment firm the Herrick Company, Norton Herrick established Herrick Entertainment with a goal of financing high-quality Broadway, television, and film productions. Under the direction of Norton Herrick, the company has financed and produced such films as 2 Guns and Lone Survivor. In addition, the company produced and financed the independent film Very Good Girls, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Written and directed by American screenwriter Naomi Foner, Very Good Girls features Elizabeth Olsen and Dakota Fanning in the lead roles, with a supporting cast that includes Demi Moore and Richard Dreyfuss. The film was a directorial debut for Foner, based on a script she composed more than 20 years ago. Primarily shot in Brooklyn, Very Good Girls was produced in collaboration with Groundswell Productions.
Themes of female sexuality and teenage friendship are explored in Very Good Girls, with Fanning and Olsen portraying two best friends, Lilly and Gerry, who make a summer pact to lose their virginity. Becoming acquainted with the magnetic street performer David, the girls both begin to fall for him, a turn of events that tests their friendship and leaves them struggling for answers.