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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Monday, July 16, 2012

MTV: Who Should Play Ant-Man?

Sneaky Edgar Wright kept tweeting about how rainy it was in London during Comic-Con. Surprise! The English filmmaker was camping out in San Diego all along. The mastermind behind genre love letters "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" surprised the press and fans with his appearance at Marvel's Hall H panel, where he unleashed some badass "Ant-Man" test footage. Wright joked that he's taken the "Terrence Malick approach" to the long gestating project. CLICK HERE to see my casting ideas.

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