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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

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

MTV: I'm Thankful 'The Crow' Hasn't Been Remade

I'm thankful that the ill-conceived idea to remake "The Crow" has been delayed at least another year. (No offense, Bradley Cooper. No disrespect, producer Jeff Most.) It's just that "The Crow" is my favorite comic book adaptation of all time; I saw it six times in the theaters, paying full price each time, in an era before I had access to advance screenings or other writerly extravagances. CLICK HERE to read the rest of my MTV Splash Page Thanksgiving post.

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