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Vanessa Armstrong


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Vanessa:

Want to be 'Chucky' this Halloween? Your go-to guide for dressing up as everyone's favorite killer doll

To celebrate the Halloween episode of SYFY's 'Chucky, here are some costume ideas if you want to dress up as the adorably murderous doll. → Read More

Helen Mirren quizzes hardcore Harry Potter fans in 'Hogwarts Tournament of Houses' teaser

Get out your wands and put on your House colors, because the trivia show, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, is casting its spell on us before the end of the year. → Read More

Learn the spooky secrets behind Muppets Haunted Mansion's 'Muppified' design

The Muppets Haunted Mansion special dropped on Disney+ on Oct. 8, and fans of The Muppets and/or Disney's Haunted Mansion attraction loved how the show blended elements from both. From the building's front gates to the paintings inside, everything was created from scratch by the art department, led by production designer Darcy Prevost. → Read More

Just Beyond: There's something lurking in the dark in creepy, exclusive clip from R.L. Stine's new Disney+ series

Disney+'s 'Just Beyond' kid horror anthology series by R. L. Stine is set to premiere on Oct. 13. Here's an exclusive clip from one of the episodes. → Read More

"Call him Adam": Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 finds its Warlock with actor Will Poulter

We’ve been waiting a long time for James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and while the film isn’t set to go into production until November, we now have news on who will be playing Adam Warlock, the potential villain in the movie. According to Deadline, Will Poulter (The Maze Runner, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, The Revenant) has won the coveted role. → Read More

‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’ trailer feel familiar? 6 terrifying shots ripped from the games

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City — the upcoming live-action Resident Evil reboot — is heading our way on Nov. 24., and Sony finally showed off a trailer for the movie that is loaded with Easter eggs from the first two video games. → Read More

How will an 'Agatha' series work? 5 ideas for where Marvel's 'WandaVision' spinoff could go

MCU fans around the world rejoiced when word broke that Kathryn Hahn's Agatha Harkness, the witch who infiltrated Wanda’s television-inspired world on WandaVision, will likely be getting her verry own show on Disney+. → Read More

Mark your calendar: DC FanDome trailers tease more from The Batman, Black Adam, Peacemaker & more

DC FanDome — the virtual event celebrating and promoting all things DC — is happening on Oct. 16. That’s only nine days away, and we have trailers for both DC FanDome and the new DC Kids FanDome to get us excited for it. → Read More

Need a Halloween costume? ‘Squid Game’ suits are a to-die-for easy DIY option

Still looking for this year's Halloween costume? Well, for many, the outfits from Netflix’s runaway hit series Squid Game are becoming quite the popular option. → Read More

BlumFest 2021 dials up Donald Sutherland for Stephen King's 'Mr. Harrigan's Phone,' teases upcoming scary slate

The second annual BlumFest kicked off today, teasing a whole bunch of Blumhouse movies and TV shows getting ready to scare us. → Read More

SYFY’s Slumber Party Massacre teaser checks all the slasher boxes for a killer update of the cult classic

It’s almost October, which means it’s time to snuggle up on your couch and watch your favorite slasher movies. One much-loved slasher is 1982’s Slumber Party Massacre, and the good news for fans of the film and the genre in general is that we'll soon have a reimagining of the cult classic to enjoy. → Read More

From political intrigue to huge special effects, 4 things fans can expect in The CW's Babylon 5 reboot

The news that The CW is rebooting the sci-fi classic Babylon 5 is exciting for fans of the original show, which ran for five seasons from 1993 to 1998 — but what should modern-day sci-fi fans expect from the 2.0 version of this 1990s touchstone? → Read More

Erik Kripke compares The Boys' now-officially greenlit college spinoff to Mork & Mindy & Baywatch Nights

The Boys, Amazon's Eric Kripke-led show about superpowered individuals who aren’t the superheroes Vought Corporate markets them to be, officially has a spinoff series in the works. → Read More

Foundation: Bear McCreary reveals Apple series' title theme, which is 'virtually impossible' for humans to play

Apple TV+’s Foundation — the epic, centuries-spanning sci-fi series — is set to premiere on Sept. 24, bringing the sci-fi epic to television. A story that big will need an intro to match, right? → Read More

‘The Lost Boys’ rises again! Warner Bros. finds 'It' & 'Quiet Place' stars for contemporary reboot

Warner Bros. is sinking its teeth into a Lost Boys reboot and already has its young leads lined up. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio is looking to create a new take on the 1987 vampire comedy, a movie that was (and is) a fervent favorite for many of a certain age. → Read More

'Malignant' director James Wan reveals how he brought the movie’s evil entity to life

Malignant, the latest horror film from 'Aquaman' director James Wan, has a very memorable and very horrifying villain. Wan shares how he created the creature. → Read More

Foundation: What to know about Apple TV+’s adaptation of Isaac Asimov's groundbreaking sci-fi novels

Apple TV+’s adaptation of Foundation, the seminal, award-winning sci-fi book series by Isaac Asimov, is set to stream in a few short weeks. Asimov’s story is a sprawling one that spans over a thousand years, and based on breathtaking scenes from the trailers, it looks like Apple has invested heavily in bringing the epic tale to the screen. → Read More

Y: The Last Man: What to know about FX’s adaptation of the post-apocalyptic comic classic

It’s been a long road to see an adaptation of the 2002 comic book classic Y: The Last Man actually make it to the screen. FX on Hulu has finally made it happen, however, and will be airing the first season of the television series adaptation in just a few short days. → Read More

James Wan says 'Malignant' goes back to his gritty roots & gave him ‘freedom to experiment’

There’s been a lot of secrecy around James Wan’s latest horror movie, Malignant. There are some things, however, we do know. We know, for example, that Wan directed the terrifying film between his work on DCEU’s Aquaman and its sequel, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. → Read More

New ‘Malignant’ trailer reveals more horrors from James Wan's latest film coming to theaters, HBO Max

James Wan’s new horror movie, Malignant, is heading to theaters and HBO Max soon, and we’ve got a new trailer to get us suitably terrified for his latest foray into the genre. → Read More