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Amanda Mullen

Features Editor

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About Amanda Mullen

Amanda Mullen is a writer and editor based in Long Island, New York. She received a Bachelor in Arts in English Literature from Adelphi University, and she's passionate about all things involving the written word. She spends an inordinate amount of time consuming media, whether it's in the form of television, books, movies, or video games. When she's not in front of a screen, Amanda can usually be found hiking her favorite trails, making another pot of coffee, or dealing with her cat's antics.

Industry Focus

Amanda is a Features Editor at Screen Rant, focusing on TV and movies. She's worked in entertainment journalism since 2017, and her writing can be found on websites like Comic Book Resources, FanSided, Showbiz Cheat Sheet, Paste Magazine, and Tell-Tale TV. Amanda covers TV and movies of all kinds, but she's especially passionate about book adaptations, fantasy and sci-fi releases, and animation. Her favorite parts of her job involve interviewing creatives and helping writers transform their work. Prior to moving to entertainment journalism full-time, Amanda was an editor for the B2B publications Sound & Communications and The Music & Sound Retailer.

Favorite Media

Amanda's favorite media takes her out of the real world and into more fantastical settings. She's a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, and Star Wars. Some of her favorite TV shows include Game of Thrones, The Boys, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, and The 100. Amanda will never say no to anything involving anime or Baby Yoda.

Latest Articles

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Disney’s Percy Jackson Just Made One Of The Most Famous Real-Life Architects Athena’s Son

Percy Jackson & the Olympians season 1, episode 4 makes a change to the books’ lore, revealing that a famous real-world architect is Athena’s son.

Leah Jeffries as Annabeth, Suzanne Cryer as Echidna, and Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson from Percy Jackson & the Olympians 1
Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
10 Easter Eggs & Hidden Details In Percy Jackson Season 1 Episode 4

Percy Jackson & the Olympians episode 4 sees the show’s trio facing the biggest threat yet, and it contains more book and mythology Easter eggs.

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10 Moments From The Mistborn Books We Must See In The Movie Adaptation

There are plenty of exciting moments to look forward to in the Mistborn movie adaptation, but some scenes will hit particularly hard on-screen.

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A 9-Year-Old Syfy Series Can Be The Blueprint For Amazon's Atlas Six Adaptation

The Atlas Six will fuse adult themes with a magic school setting when it debuts, and the Amazon show can learn from a Syfy series that did the same.

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Stu Macher's Scream Return Would Risk Ruining A 28-Year-Old Franchise Tradition

There’s been speculation about whether the Scream franchise could ever bring back Stu Macher, but doing so would break a long-standing tradition.

The Sopranos Tony Betrayal Theory 1
The Sopranos (1999)
Shocking Sopranos Theory Reveals Who Betrayed Tony, And It Totally Changes Season 6

There are many questions surrounding Tony’s death in the Sopranos season 6 finale, but one theory reveals who betrayed the show’s lead.

Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in front of a circle of smoke in The Witcher season 3 1
The Witcher (2019)
20 The Witcher Character Cosplays That Seriously Rival Netflix's Show

The Witcher is known for its attention to detail, from its costuming to its character design, and many cosplays capture that element of the show.

Moana - Maui (Dwayne Johnson) 1
Dwayne Johnson's Moana Return Breaks A Major Disney Live-Action Remake Trend

Dwayne Johnson returning for Disney’s live-action Moana means the movie will break a major trend when it comes to the studio’s live-action remakes.

Hunter Doohan as Tyler Galpin in Netflix's Wednesday 1
Wednesday (2022)
Shocking Wednesday Season 2 Theory Reveals Tyler's Return & New Hyde Master

There’s been speculation about Tyler’s potential return in Wednesday season 2, and one theory posits a clever way to keep the character around.

Jessie T Usher as A-Train with his arms crossed in The Boys 1
The Boys (2019)
Gen V Subtly Made A-Train's Story Even More Tragic Before The Boys Season 4

The Boys highlights how tragic A-Train’s story is for those that look up to him, and one Gen V scene makes the supe’s character arc even sadder.

Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison Hargreeves looking up angrily in The Umbrella Academy season 3 1
The Umbrella Academy (2019)
The Umbrella Academy Will Struggle To Redeem Allison In Season 4

The Umbrella Academy season 4 will likely attempt to redeem Allison Hargreeves, but her despicable behavior in season 3 will make that a hard sell.

 Jacob Romero as Usopp, Emily Rudd as Nami, Inaki Godoy as Luffy,  Taz Skylar as Sanji, and Mackenyu as Zoro standing in a circle on the Going Merry in Netflix's live-action One Piece 1
One Piece (Live-Action) (2023)
Netflix's Live-Action One Piece Will Run Into A Cast Problem With Its 12-Season Plan

Netflix’s live-action One Piece will ideally go on for 12 seasons, but the anime adaptation faces one obstacle to seeing its long-term vision through.

This Is Us (2016)
10 This Is Us Moments That Made Fans Cry

This Is Us has a reputation for delivering exceptionally emotional storytelling, and some scenes are almost guaranteed to make viewers cry.

Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, and Priah Ferguson as Erica Sinclair standing in a circle with the Hellfire Club in Stranger Things season 4 1
Stranger Things (2016)
Stranger Things Season 5 Must Avoid 2 Huge Mistakes With Its Mystery Character

There’s been a lot of speculation about Stranger Things season 5’s mystery character, but the show must avoid two major mistakes with whomever it is.

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My Hero Academia
8 Challenges Netflix's Live-Action My Hero Academia Faces Adapting The Anime

Netflix is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of My Hero Academia, but its live-action adaptation will have numerous challenges to overcome.

Bonnie Wright as Ginny Weasley, Gary Oldman as Sirius Black, and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies 1
10 Harry Potter Characters The Movies Messed Up (That The TV Show Can Get Right)

The Harry Potter movies don’t have time to flesh out all the books’ characters well, but Max’s TV remake can finally do some of them justice.

Henry Ian Cusick as Desmond in Lost 1
Lost (2004)
Lost's Time Travel Rules & Effects Explained

Time travel plays a significant role in Lost, especially during the show’s later seasons, but how exactly does it work in the ABC series’ universe?

Everything we know about Lord of the rings War Of The Rohirrim 1
2024's New Lord Of The Rings Movie Has A Massive Release Challenge That Threatens The Franchise's Box Office Streak

The upcoming The Lord of the Rings movie may break the franchise’s streak, marking a difficult start for Warner Bros.’ planned IP expansion.

Bob Odenkirk as James McGill in prison in the Better Call Saul finale 1
Better Call Saul (2015)
Better Call Saul Avoided Breaking Bad's Only Ending Problem

Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad both have near-perfect endings, but the prequel series’ finale avoids an issue that the original couldn’t.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart as Edward and Bella looking at each other on their wedding day in Twilight: Breaking Dawn 1
Twilight (2008)
The Twilight Show Has A Perfect Way To Bring Back The Original Cast (But It Will Probably Never Happen)

The Twilight TV reboot has a way to involve the original cast, but it’s unlikely that lead actors Robert Pattinson or Kristen Stewart will return.

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