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Lorenzo di Bonaventura
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Lorenzo di Bonaventura

Lorenzo di Bonaventura joined Columbia Pictures in June 1986 and held positions in distribution, marketing, and the office of the President.

In February 1989, di Bonaventura joined Warner Bros., rising swiftly through the production ranks to head up their film slate. While president, he was involved in over 130 productions. Amongst his biggest critical and commercial successes were: Falling Down, A Time to Kill, the Matrix series, Three Kings, Ocean's Eleven, the first three Harry Potter movies, and Training Day.

In January 2003, di Bonaventura formed a production company at Paramount Pictures. Since its inception, the company has produced 14 pictures. Most recently, di Bonaventura Pictures produced the box-office hits Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and is currently shooting Transformers 3. Soon to be released movies include RED, starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich and Mary Louise Parker.

Among the projects in development at the company are Asteroids, based on the Atari mega-video game; Moscow, the prequel to the Jack Ryan series; and The Associate, based on the John Grisham thriller and starring Shia LeBoeuf.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

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