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Recent articles by Matthew:

Buffy's vampire with a soul returns in exclusive reveal of BOOM! Studios' new 'Angel' comic series

Everyone's favorite vampire with a soul is back for a new adventure. Today, SYFY WIRE can exclusively reveal the launch of BOOM! Studios latest Buffyverse comic, Angel, a new eight-issue series from Eisner-nominated writer Christopher Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire, Iron Man), artist Daniel Bayliss (Labyrinth: Coronation), colorist Patricio Delpeche, and letterer Becca Carey. → Read More

The 'Chilling' crossover begins: Sabrina finally reaches 'Riverdale' in full Season 6 trailer

Riverdale Season 6 is about to get a whole lot witchier. Following the news earlier this month that a long-awaited crossover is finally happening, a promo for the upcoming season of the hit CW series has revealed a first look at Kiernan Shipka reprising her role as teenage witch Sabrina Spellman, setting the stage for a magical meet-up. → Read More

It could've been brutal: James Gunn breaks down the much darker Suicide Squad ending we didn't get to see

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad is a brutal film when it really wants to be. This is a movie that sets up an entire cast of characters, including ones we recognize from the previous film, and slaughters them in the opening minutes, paving the way for Gunn's own version of the Squad to move forward. → Read More

Report: Blame the pandemic for Y: The Last Man's cancellation, but don't give up on the show yet

It took more than a decade to finally bring Y: The Last Man to the screen, and the wait was made even longer by the COVID-19 pandemic that hit the pause button on virtually all TV and film production for a big chunk of 2020. According to a new report, we can blame those pandemic delays, not low ratings, for the show's abrupt early cancellation. → Read More

Mike Flanagan teases 'buckets of blood' for his 'wide open' Edgar Allan Poe series at Netflix

Earlier this month, writer/director Mike Flanagan announced his next major horror project at Netflix: The Fall of the House of Usher, an adaptation that will not only cover the title story, but a large number of works by the legendary Edgar Allan Poe. → Read More

Disney delays Thor, Doctor Strange and Black Panther sequels

The major theatrical calendar shifts are not over yet. The Walt Disney Company announced a major shake-up in its upcoming release schedule Monday that included minor shifts for nearly every upcoming Marvel Studios release, and a shift for Indiana Jones 5 that sets the film's release date back by nearly a year. → Read More

'Squid Game' becomes a hilariously deadly country rap sing-along in Rami Malek and Pete Davidson's 'SNL' spoof

Over the past few weeks, the Korean dystopian series Squid Game has taken the world by storm with its strange vision of a game show where a simple round of "Red Light, Green Light" can spell either death or lifelong wealth. It's become such a ubiquitous part of pop culture at this point that, even if you haven't seen it, you've at least heard about it. → Read More

DC Comics reveals next phase of Milestone Media with Blood Syndicate comic, animated movie and talent initiative

Milestone Media unveiled fresh plans for the page and the screen over the weekend, including a Blood Syndicate comic, an animated movie, and more. → Read More

Exclusive: DC's new Black Label 'Batman' comic features unexplored ideas from Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' film

This fall, DC Black Label will launch a new vision of The Dark Knight with Batman: The Imposter, a three-issue miniseries written by screenwriter Mattson Tomlin (Project Power) and drawn by Andrea Sorrentino (Gideon Falls) that takes a back-to-basics approach with Bruce Wayne. → Read More

The Werewolf Class of 1981: Horror experts on the 40-year staying power of four classics

We asked horror experts why An American Werewolf in London, The Howling, Wolfen, and Full Moon High created a werewolf boom in 1981. → Read More

Midnight Mass: 7 movies and shows to watch when you finish the Netflix horror series

It's been two weeks since Midnight Mass arrived to chill viewers with its vision of a small community gripped by a dark force, and if you're like a lot of horror fans out there, that means you've already binged through it at least once. → Read More

Michael Keaton says his old Batman suit still fit while making The Flash: 'Svelte as ever'

When Michael Keaton slipped back into the Batman costume to return to the character for The Flash, he required no alterations. → Read More

Midnight Mass creator Mike Flanagan adapting Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' at Netflix

Fresh off the success of Midnight Mass, Mike Flanagan has revealed his next Netflix horror series. The streamer announced Wednesday morning that Flanagan and producing partner Trevor Macy are preparing to adapt Edgar Allan Poe's beloved horror tale "The Fall of the House of Usher" as an eight-episode series. → Read More

9 of the best new horror comics from Scott Snyder, Cullen Bunn & more to read this Halloween

The spookiest time of the year is here, which means everyone is lining up as much horror content as possible to keep them in the Halloween spirit all month long. That means plenty of scary movies and shows to binge watch, of course, but there's also scary reading to think of — and that means delving into the wide world of horror comics. → Read More

Squid Game creator explains what it would take for a second season of the Netflix hit to happen

By now, many of the viewers who've discovered the strange horrors and delights of Squid Game are aware at least somewhat of its backstory. Acclaimed Korean writer/director Hwang Dong-hyuk spent more than a decade trying to develop the story, first as a feature film, and was met with rejection until Netflix seized on the dystopian series as an expansion of its international streaming offerings. → Read More

Exclusive reveal: Batwoman star Camrus Johnson builds a video game-inspired world in sci-fi comic 'Tower'

Batwoman star Camrus Johnson is set to make his creator-owned comics writing debut next year with the video game-inspired Tower. → Read More

Meet the new 'Game of Thrones' players: Who to know from first 'House of the Dragon' teaser trailer

This morning, HBO finally released the long-awaited first teaser trailer for House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel series that promises to explore the political maneuverings of House Targaryen a full 200 years before Robert's Rebellion. → Read More

Stargirl will feature much more of Joel McHale's Starman as the series heads into Season 3

One of the Golden Age heroes of Stargirl is about to get quite a bit more screentime. During a recent appearance on The Ellen Show, Stargirl guest star Joel McHale confirmed to guest host Arsenio Hall that his character Sylvester Pemberton, aka Starman, will be a series regular when the show's third season launches next fall. → Read More

The Walking Dead showrunner on finally introducing Rick's comic killer, teases 'high point' of midseason finale

The Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang talks introducing a hated character, and what lies ahead in the midseason finale. → Read More

It's a Haddonfield reunion in emotional, behind-the-scenes footage from 'Halloween Kills'

The current state of the Halloween film franchise brings with it a natural meditation on history and legacy. The 2018 sequel film saw to that by setting up a new timeline for the series in which Michael Myers breaks out of prison after 40 years to come after Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis), setting in motion a chain of events that's all too familiar to the residents of Haddonfield, Illinois. → Read More