Lorenzo di Bonaventura

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Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Lorenzo di Bonaventura by Gage Skidmore.jpg
di Bonaventura at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego
Born c. 1957
Occupation Film producer

Lorenzo di Bonaventura (born 1957) is an American film producer and founder of his company Di Bonaventura Pictures. He is best known for producing Transformers films.

Life and career[edit]

Bonaventura spent the 1990s as an executive at Warner Bros. Pictures, eventually rising to president of worldwide production. His production company Di Bonaventura Pictures is based at Paramount Pictures. His tenure at Warner Bros. included discovering and shepherding The Matrix into production, and the purchase of the rights to the Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling.

Bonaventura has purchased the film rights to the six-part series of fantasy novels The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott.[1] Di Bonaventura said that Scott's "fantastic series is a natural evolution from 'Harry Potter'."

Personal life[edit]

Bonaventura attended Harvard University.[citation needed] He later received an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.[citation needed] His father, Mario di Bonaventura, was a symphony conductor.[citation needed]




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