Ryan J. Downey is a regular contributor to MTV, IFC and Alternative Press. He's worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC, IFC and E!. He has provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. He has written for Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com and other publications. He is the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, web and DVD content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Warner Bros. and MySpace TV. He is a partner at Blood Company, where he personally handles artist management for several 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
What would you do if a very private video was uploaded to the Cloud, where it was downloadable by your entire family, and free for everyone to see, including your friendly neighborhood mailman? That's the premise behind this week's new comedy Sex Tape, which finds Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel scrambling to retrieve the very naughty three hour love-making session that has accidently gone viral. Will they be able to pry these heart-attack inducing images out of their parents' cold dead hands before its too late? Or will everyone and their uncle see the Sex Tape? Our roving reporter Ryan J. Downey gets down to the bottom of these very questions, in a series of exclusive interviews with the cast. Watch as he chats with both Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel, as well as their co-star Ellie Kemper, and find out if they survived the most incriminating video leak of all time. Sync up and settle in, this is going to be a bumpy ride.
When Jay and Annie first got together, their romantic connection was intense - but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide - why not? - to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea - until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. With their reputations on the line, they know they're just one click away from being laid bare to the world... but as their race to reclaim their video leads to a night they'll never forget, they'll find that their video will expose even more than they bargained for.Read More
Humans Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell recently met up with Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the evil Constantine for a special look at Muppets Most Wanted. In theaters this weekend, Ryan J. Downey chats with this motley crew about their latest adventure. Watch our exclusive interviews, and find out what happens when the world of the Muppets collides with international espionage!
Muppets Most Wanted was released March 21st, 2014.Read More
A smash hit with comedy fans, Delivery Man continues to wow audiences in its third week of release. If you haven't seen the movie yet, now is your chance! Starring Vince Vaughn as affable underachiever David Wozniak, this former sperm donor learns he has fathered 533 children, some of whom want to meet him. Esteemed journalist Ryan J. Downey recently sat down with the cast, including Vince and his two co-stars Chris Pratt and Cobie Smulders, for a chat. Watch our exclusive interviews, and then don't miss out on one of the most enjoyable times had at theaters this holiday season.
Delivery Man was released November 22nd, 2013.Read More
The long-awaited adaptation of Ender's Game is in theaters this weekend, and to celebrate, Ryan J. Downey caught up with four members of the ensemble cast, including Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Viola Davis. Go behind-the-scenes of this sci-fi adventure, which follows the exploits of an unusually gifted child sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion. These exclusive interviews are sure to be some of your favorites!
Ender's Game was released November 1st, 2013.Read More
Ryan J. Downey recently conducted exclusive Carrie interview coverage for us that got lost to the archives. Even though the thriller didn't have such a stellar opening weekend, we didn't want to disappoint fans, so we dug through our database to retrieve these once-in-a-lifetime conversation pieces with the cast and crew of this horror remake. Watch as director Kimberly Peirce joins cast members Chloe Moretz, Julianne Moore and Judy Greer to discuss this Stephen King classic with the one and only Ryan J. Downey. What new secrets of filmmaking are unleashed and revealed? You'll have to dive in deep to find out.
Carrie was released October 18th, 2013.Read More
Machete Kills is an action-packed thrill ride about the adventures of legendary secret agent Machete Cortez (Danny Trejo). In his latest mission, Machete is recruited by the U.S. President (Charlie Sheen) to stop a crazed global terrorist (Mel Gibson) from starting a nuclear war. With a bounty on his head, Machete faces death at every turn from an all-star cast of deadly assassins. Breaking all the rules, visionary director Robert Rodriguez leads this star-studded ensemble on one of the wildest adventures to save the world ever captured on film! Our man on the street Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with the cast and crew behind this Drive-In must-see. By demand of Ryan J. Downey fans across the globe, here are our exclusive interviews with Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega! Hope you enjoy, though be warned: We don't ask about TONE! Maybe next time...
Machete Kills was released October 11th, 2013.Read More