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About Emma Wagner

Emma is a film and television enthusiast and has dedicated over a decade to the industry. She achieved recognition by making it to the quarterfinals of the ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition. When she's not writing, she's an avid reader, gamer, and college football enthusiast.

Favorite Media

Emma is an avid enthusiast of diverse storytelling genres. Nevertheless, her true passion lies within the realms of Sci-Fi and fantasy. Her favorite show is Doctor Who and has watched all classic and modern episodes. She proudly identifies as a Slytherin, loving the magical world of Harry Potter.

Industry Focus

Emma joined Screen Rant in April 2023, where her focus on Features allows her to delve into a broad spectrum of television and film, both contemporary and classic. Leveraging her background in analyzing storytelling, she enjoys deconstructing different elements of a story and spotlighting the talented individuals behind each project.

Latest Articles

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2024 Will Remind Everyone How Great Anne Hathaway Is

Anne Hathaway’s biggest upcoming film suggests she will have a great 2024, starting with a role that will highlight how great of an actor she is.

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Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey's Crawley Family Tree Explained

Downton Abbey has six seasons and two movies, following the lives of the Crawley family at Downton through changes, scandals, love, and heartbreak.

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Bridgerton (2020)
Bridgerton Season 3's Benedict Change May Drag Out The Show's Biggest Reveal

Because Bridgerton season 3 will be following the fourth book, and not focusing on Benedict, one of the biggest reveals may be pushed back.

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Denzel Washington’s Leave The World Behind Replacement Saved 1 Crucial Character In Netflix's Disaster Movie

Denzel Washington was originally slated to play a pivotal role in Leave the World Behind, which would have changed the impact of this character.

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Doctor Who (1963)
Doctor Who Missed The Obvious Solution To The 60th Anniversary's Divisive Bi-Generation

Making the Doctor Bi-Generate in Doctor Who drastically alters the future of the show, which could have been solved with one simple solution.

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10 Reasons Why The Legend Of Zelda Live-Action Movie Should Adapt Ocarina Of Time

With the news of a The Legend of Zelda movie, there is speculation about the plot, yet a game in the franchise already offers the perfect narrative.

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The Legend Of Zelda Movie Gets Far More Exciting As Update Teases A Perfect Live-Action Adaptation

Wes Ball's latest update on The Legend of Zelda film brings optimism for the adaptation's success, especially with his inspiration for the story.

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Super Mario Bros Movie’s Lumalee Explained: Origins, Video Game Appearances & Why He’s Trapped In Bowser’s Castle

The standout character in the 2023 Super Mario Bros Movie is the adorable Luma, Lumalee, who first originated from two Super Mario video games.

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Five Nights At Freddy's 2 Will Need To Change The Game Story To Keep One The Best Things About The $287M Box Office Hit

2023's Five Nights at Freddy's movie follows the game's plot, with Mike Schmidt as the protagonist. Yet, the next installment may not have him return.

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The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes' 13 Easter Eggs & Hunger Games References

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, President Snow’s origin tale, is full of Easter eggs and small references linking the story to The Hunger Games.

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Doctor Who (1963)
Doctor Who 60th Anniversary Easter Egg Brings Back An Obscure Fifth Doctor Story From 23 Years Ago

The 60th Anniversary Episode of Doctor Who, titled "The Star Beast," features a subtle Easter egg that cleverly links to a 5th Doctor audio story.

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The Fall of the House of Usher (2023)
House Of Usher Secretly Referenced The Only Play Edgar Allan Poe Ever Wrote (But Never Finished)

Mike Flanagan masterfully weaves in references to Poe’s various works in The Fall of the House of Usher miniseries, including one to his only play.

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Invincible (2021)
Invincible Secretly Revealed The Best Way To Kill Omni-Man For Good

Omni-Man and the Viltrumite race seem indestructible, but a scene in Invincible season 2, episode 4 shows an effective way that they can be defeated.

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The 1960s Crime Movie Starring A Hollywood Legend That's Technically A Die Hard Prequel

While the Die Hard franchise has five movies featuring John McClain, a 1960s movie with a prominent star actually serves as a prequel for the films.

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Mean Girls' Remake Is Still Concerning, But These 2 Casting Choices Are Undeniably Perfect

With the worry that the Mean Girls 2024 movie musical will not live up to the 2004 cult classic, two casting choices bring hope for its success.

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A Court of Thorns and Roses
How Old Is Rhysand Is In A Court Of Thorns And Roses

Out of everything readers learn about Rhysand in the A Court of Thorns and Roses book series, one thing Maas has not explicitly written is his age.

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Will There Be More Hunger Games Books & Movies After Songbirds & Snakes?

The release of The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes leaves viewers curious if there will be future novels and films in the franchise.

Invincible (2021)
Invincible Season 2 Confirms How Omni-Man Can Be Defeated

Although Omni-Man seems completely impenetrable, new information in Invincible season 2, episode 2 explains that the Viltrumite can be defeated.

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Disney Needs More Than 2 Movies About Villains (& It Already Set Up Its Next One)

Disney's live-action remakes closely follow the animated originals, whereas shifting focus to villains could yield more compelling narratives.

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An Underrated 23-Year-Old Movie Needs A Remake After The Hunger Games' Success

The Hunger Games' success led to more battle royale stories in movies, but a movie from 12 years before needs a remake given the genre's popularity.

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