Ryan Britt is a contributing writer for Inverse. He writes about TV, film, and books, with emphases on science fiction, Star Trek, Dune, Star Wars, Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Doctor Who, ‘80s pop culture, ‘90s music, kids’ media, and more.
He is also the author of three non-fiction books: "Luke Skywalker Can’t Read" (2015), “Phasers On Stun!”(2022), and the Dune history book “The Spice Must Flow” (2023); all from Plume/Dutton Books (Penguin Random House.) His other writing has been published with the New York Times, Esquire, Den of Geek, SyFy Wire, VICE, StarTrek.com and elsewhere.
Ryan is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency and lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter.
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Dune: Part Two makes one sandworm-sized change to the novel, leading to several other smaller changes.
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The third TRON movie is flipping the entire franchise on its head.
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Here's why a certain cameo doesn't happen.
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40 Years Later, A Classic Cyberpunk Story Will Become The Next Big Apple TV Series
Neuromancer is finally getting the adaptation it deserves.
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What is Project Necromancer anyway?
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In the beginning, The Next Generation struggled to find its voice. But one pivotal episode changed everything.
23 Years Later, Planet of the Apes Might Subvert Its Own Canon — Again
It was Earth all along... or was it?
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This is the hottest mutant of them all.
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The multiverse-hopping series could fix a broken genre trope.