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Jordan Zakarin


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Past articles by Jordan:

Locke & Key star Connor Jessup was in awe of Key House, but hated that kitchen

In Netflix's new supernatural drama Locke & Key, Connor Jessup plays Tyler Locke, a teenager devastated by witnessing his father's murder and alienated by a cross-country move to his late father's spooky old childhood manor house (his mother's decision-making is clearly handicapped by grief). For Jessup himself, however, the project was a homecoming after nearly a decade of steadily building a… → Read More

Godzilla's US takeover moves to Austin with a Mondo poster show at SXSW

The gallery will feature 24 posters from 11 artists. → Read More

It's Always Sunny, but for gamers, no Nazis allowed: Inside Apple's Mythic Quest

The creators of Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, Rob McElhenney and Megan Ganz, tell us about making the new game-inspired Apple TV+ show. → Read More

Justin Long is making directorial debut after his trippy new movie hits theaters [Ep #118]

This week, The Fandom Files podcast is joined by the actor, podcaster, and soon-to-be director, Justin Long! → Read More

Warwick Davis gives a big update on the Willow series, which will hopefully include way fewer horses

Warwick Davis discusses the potential Willow sequel series as well as making the original Willow, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and other projects. → Read More

Warwick Davis brought his son to play the other Ewok in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The iconic actor returned to Endor and brought his son Harrison with him. → Read More

Geek School: How The Boys and Killjoys showrunners created their killer antiheroes

Welcome to Geek School! This new SYFY WIRE series will provide practical lessons in writing, producing, and selling the nerdy projects of your dreams, with advice from some of the top creators and professionals in the business. In this lesson, we're talking about creating an antihero. → Read More

Why Psyduck — yes, Psyduck — was the key Pokémon in Detective Pikachu

When Benji Samit and Dan Hernandez were brought on to help write Pokémon Detective Pikachu, it was a dream come true for two lifelong nerds. They grew up playing the original Pokémon video games on Nintendo Gameboy and mashing buttons as pocket monsters on Super Smash Bros., and suddenly they were being asked to shape the first live-action movie in the franchise's decades-long history. → Read More

Karl Urban looks back on his 20+ years as a genre icon

Karl Urban has spent his entire career starring in genre entertainment. He's featured in high fantasy sagas like The Lord of the Rings and science fiction flicks such as the new Star Trek trilogy, with stops in gritty neo-future cop dramas like Dredd and superhero flicks such as Thor: Rangarok. → Read More

Avengers: Endgame's pit stop at Citi Field was a perfect Mets moment

At the darkest moment, when all appeared lost and devastation permanent, there it appeared: Citi Field, in ruins, a wrecked monument to more fun and hopeful times. → Read More

In search of Thor's ultimate nemesis, Avengers: Endgame's second biggest villain

Thanos has long been positioned as the ultimate big bad of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Fair enough — the guy spent years chasing after magical jewels so he could vaporize half of all living creatures in the universe. But even after he finally snapped half of all organic existence out of existence, evil still lingered. New villains rose up, new rivalries were forged, new battles were waged. → Read More

All the advanced tech that went into punching that granny in Captain Marvel

Breaking down Captain Marvel's complicated CGI and photography scene that made fans cheer. → Read More

Laika's Missing Link is a hairy avocado that took years and years to crack

Missing Link director Chris Butler takes us inside the production of Laika's new film. → Read More

Robert Pattinson babysat and survived an awkward rape scene in Claire Denis' High Life

Master French filmmaker Claire Denis had never before produced a science fiction movie, or a project in English, for that matter, so her first foray into the genre is as cautious as fans of her work might expect. → Read More

WATCH: Zachary Levi promises that Shazam would take down Superman in a fight

Zachary Levi spent most of his life dreaming of playing a superhero, and now that he's finally promoting his own blockbuster comic book movie, it's clear that the 38-year-old actor has not been at all disappointed by the experience. → Read More

How that amazing Alien high school play got made

Last Thursday night, a relatively large crowd of parents and community members showed up at the auditorium in New Jersey's North Bergen High School, excited to watch the drama club's latest unconventional production: a stage adaptation of the classic space horror film Alien. It was a bigger crowd than normal — the year before, they had done Night of the Living Dead — and so the cast and crew… → Read More

Batman fans debate the best Dark Knight stories and toys

There's never been a better time in America to be a rogue billionaire who does not follow the law, providing Bruce Wayne yet another reason to celebrate his upcoming 80th birthday. → Read More

With Captive State, Rupert Wyatt made a new kind of alien invasion movie

In the decade since he released his first feature film, Rupert Wyatt has bounced back and forth between gritty crime dramas and science fiction, with his 2009 debut The Escapist and 2011 trilogy starter Rise of the Planet of the Apes best representing his forays into each genre. → Read More

Genre MVP: The invisible VFX that the Avengers couldn't live without

If Jamie and Lindsay Hallett do their jobs right, you'll never know they worked on the movie you're watching at all. → Read More

YouTube star and voice actor SungWon Cho is killing it in Hollywood

Last February, when SungWon Cho first joined The Fandom Files, he was a popular YouTuber and burgeoning voice actor who had designs on moving to Hollywood and putting his career on the fast track. A little over a year later, things have worked out better than he could have even expected. → Read More