EXCLUSIVE: Ryen Russillo, a big voice in sports media, is expanding his patch. The host of The Ryen Russillo Podcast has struck a new long-term deal with The Ringer and signed with UTA.
The latter will help him expand into new areas including scripted television. Deadline understands that he is writing and developing scripts and is also looking to exec produce other stories across sports and history, featuring dramatic characters.
He is the latest member of The Ringer to make such a move; Russillo’s colleague Shea Serrano recently created Netflix reggaeton comedy series Neon and has Primo with Mike Schur at Amazon Freevee.Read more on deadline.com