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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

His Dark Materials Poster featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby, James McAvoy as Lord Asriel, Dafnee Keen as Lyra, Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter, and Ariyon Bakare as Boreal 1
His Dark Materials (2019)
All 3 Seasons Of His Dark Materials, Ranked Worst To Best

His Dark Materials consistently maintained a high quality over its three seasons, but some chapters of the HBO show had more highs than the others.

Harry, Ginny, and the kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 1
A Harry Potter & The Cursed Child Movie Is Inevitable - But You'll Have To Wait 20 Years

A Harry Potter and the Cursed Child movie seems like an inevitable development, but at this rate, it’s not likely to happen for a couple of decades.

Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring and Bryan Cranston as Walter White in Breaking Bad 1
Better Call Saul (2015)
Better Call Saul Proved How Lucky Walter White Was (& Made Gus Even Scarier)

Better Call Saul shed light on Breaking Bad, proving how lucky Walter White is in the original show and turning Gus Fring into an even better villain.

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Jurassic World: These 8 Minutes Are The Blueprint For Fixing The Franchise In Jurassic World 4

Jurassic World 4 really needs to happen, and eight minutes of the franchise provide a blueprint to end the series on a better note than Dominion.

Sylvester Stallone Creed 1
Sylvester Stallone's Major Franchise Problem Makes 2 Sequels A Lot More Likely

Sylvester Stallone seems to be stepping back from some of his biggest franchises, but that makes two sequels from the actor way more possible.

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Snow White Wasn't The First Disney Princess: Here's The Animated Heroine Who Debuted 3 Years Earlier

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs often gets the credit for introducing the first Disney princess, but another project did so three years earlier.

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Bluey (2018)
Why Socks Doesn't Talk In Bluey

Socks doesn’t talk or walk like the other Bluey characters during the show’s early seasons, prompting questions and theories about her behavior.

Mackenyu as Zoro, Jacob Gibson as Usopp, Inaki Godoy as Luffy, and Taz Skylar as Sanji walk through Coco village in Netflix's live-action One Piece 1
One Piece (Live-Action) (2023)
One Piece Season 2 Probably Won't Feature This Villain Despite Its Season 1 Tease

Several villains from Netflix’s live-action One Piece will reappear in season 2, but one the series goes out of its way to highlight won’t return.

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Gladiator 2 Is Likely To Beat Ridley Scott's Last 5 Movies At The Box Office... Combined!

Ridley Scott’s recent movies haven’t seen remarkable success at the box office, and Gladiator 2 might outperform five of them combined.

Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus looking annoyed in Disney's Percy Jackson and the Olympians 1
Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Why Zeus Forbid Mr. D From Drinking Alcohol In Percy Jackson & The Olympians

Mr. D tries to trick Percy into giving him alcohol in Percy Jackson & the Olympians, but why has Zeus forbidden the Greek god from consuming it?

Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly Looking into the Distance in Back to the Future 1
Back To The Future Secretly Told You Its Ending In The First 5 Seconds Of The Movie

Back to the Future’s opening sequence expertly sets up the rest of the movie, and the first few seconds even subtly give away its ending.

Aryan Simhadri and Walker Scobell as Grover and Percy Jackson in Percy Jackson & the Olympians 1
Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
One Percy Jackson Book Change Completely Alters Percy & Grover's Friendship In The Show

Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a mostly faithful adaptation to Rick Riordan’s books, but it changes Grover and Percy’s dynamic early on.

Leah Jeffries, Walker Scobell, and Glynn Turman as Annabeth Chase, Percy Jackson, and Chiron in Percy Jackson & the Olympians 1
Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Disney's Percy Jackson Just Fixed 1 Major Book Character In 30 Minutes That The 2 Movies Failed

The Percy Jackson show manages to improve upon the books and the movies over the course of a single episode by fixing 1 important character.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
8 Biggest Differences Between Walker Scobell & Logan Lerman’s Percy Jacksons

Although Logan Lerman and Walker Scobell both get key elements of Percy Jackson’s personality right, their iterations of the character differ.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Why Is Grover 24 Years Old & Still In Middle School In Percy Jackson?

Grover’s introduction in Disney’s Percy Jackson & the Olympians may leave viewers wondering why he’s in his 20s and still attending middle school.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Percy Jackson's Best Greek God Casting Choice Makes 1 Complex Book Character Even Better

Percy Jackson and the Olympians pulls many of its characters straight from Rick Riordan’s pages, but perfect casting improves one Greek god.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Who Was Perseus In Greek Mythology? The Legends Of Percy Jackson's Namesake Explained

Sally Jackson reveals she named Percy after the Greek hero Perseus in Percy Jackson & the Olympians, but who is this mythological figure?

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John Kramer's Perfect Saw X Return Was Nearly Ruined Two Years Earlier

John Kramer’s return to the franchise in Saw X is nearly perfect, but it could have been ruined had things happened differently two years later.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Why Disney Hides Percy Jackson’s Most Obvious “Reveal” From Episodes 1 & 2

Percy Jackson & the Olympians wastes no time introducing demigods and Camp Half-Blood, but viewers may wonder why it delays a certain reveal.

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians (2023)
Annabeth’s Backstory In Percy Jackson Explained: Who Her Father Is & How Luke Found Her

Percy Jackson & the Olympians introduces Annabeth Chase as one of the most impressive demigods at Camp Half-Blood, but what’s her backstory?

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