Dante Di Loreto serves as Fremantle’s North American President of Scripted Entertainment. In this role, he oversees the company’s scripted slate and develops new series for its pipeline. Currently, his team is in production with STARZ on the second season of American Gods, based on Neil Gaiman’s international best-selling fantasy novel.
In addition, Di Loreto has numerous development deals in place that are attracting top creative talent, including the first-ever TV drama series based on the works of legendary author Paulo Coelho. Di Loreto is also developing a TV series based on the critically acclaimed Gormenghast fantasy book series with award-winning author Neil Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer, producer and director, Akiva Goldsman attached to the project. He is also working with Oscar®, Emmy®, and Golden Globe® nominated screenwriter Ron Nyswaner on Bounty, a crime thriller, based on Louisa Luna’s recently published and critically acclaimed novel Two Girls Down.
Di Loreto also plays an active role within Fremantle’s global scripted network and its international catalogue of major dramas which includes The Young Pope (HBO), Hard Sun (Hulu/BBC), Picnic at Hanging Rock (Amazon/Foxtel) and My Brilliant Friend (HBO/RAI), based on the best-selling Elena Ferrante novel.
Di Loreto has produced for television, film and Broadway, with a repertoire of international hit dramas under his belt including Glee and American Horror Story. Television produced by Di Loreto has secured over 120 Emmy® nominations and 31 wins. For HBO, Di Loreto executive produced the films Temple Grandin, which won the Emmy for Outstanding Made for Television Movie, as well as The Normal Heart, Emmy-winner for Outstanding Television Movie.