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Ryan Leone is a cult-celebrated novelist, film producer, and television writer. He wrote his first novel, Wasting Talent, while serving a five year sentence in federal prison for his involvement with an international heroin ring. Wasting Talent is currently in development as a feature film entitled LOVE IN VEIN. Will De Los Santos (Spun) is attached to direct the script that he wrote. Chris Hanley (American Psycho, The Killer Inside Me) is attached to produce and Nick Stahl (Terminator 3, Bully) is signed on to play the lead.


IDIOT SAVANT: THE SAVAGE LIFE OF RYAN LEONE, A feature length documentary about Leone's life and career is in production. Jim Uhls (Fight Club) wrote the script and Zack Warren is making his directorial debut. Nick Stahl is attached as the narrator with Will De Los Santos as Executive Producer again.


Ryan has written and produced several television shows and has a number of novels slated for 2018. He lives in Santa Barbara with his girlfriend, who he is expecting his first son with next fall.

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