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Ryan Cunningham

Literary Manager, Madhouse Entertainment; producer Slender Man (2018)
Ryan Cunningham is a literary manager and producer at Madhouse Entertainment. Ryan began his career in physical production as a PA on several films and TV shows shooting in New Orleans while he attended Tulane University. After graduating, Ryan moved to Los Angeles where he worked in the story department at New Regency and at Stratus Films. He joined the Metropolitan Talent Agency in 2005 as an assistant and was promoted to coordinator in the literary department. Ryan moved to Madhouse Entertainment in late 2006, soon after the company’s inception, as a junior manager and was promoted to full manager in 2009. Ryan represents a stable of writers and writer/directors in the TV, film and publishing worlds. His clients include David Birke (writer of Paul Verhoeven’s Elle, Warner Bros’ upcoming Morningstar), Scott Beck & Bryan Woods (writer/directors of Lionsgate’s Nightlight and Paramount’s upcoming A Quiet Place), Jeff King (CBS’s Elementary), Lynn Maxcy (Hulu’s The Handmaid’S Tale), Adam Penn (USA’s Mr. Robot), Dan O’Keefe (HBO’s Silicon Valley), Drew Daywalt (best-selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit), Hannah MacPherson (Go90’s T@GGED), among others. Ryan is currently producing Screen Gems’ upcoming feature SLENDER MAN, the independently financed comedy DRUNK BUS. On the TV side he’s producing Netflix’s upcoming THE CHURCHMEN. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, and doesn’t sleep much.