Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is a longtime contributor to Inverse and the author of the book forthcoming book ‘PHASERS ON STUN! How Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World.’ (Plume Books 2022.) He’s also the author of the essay collection’ LUKE SKYWALKER CAN’T READ’ (Plume Books 2015.) He's been published in Den of Geek!, SyFy Wire, Vulture, Tor.com, the New York Times, and StarTrek.com. He is also an editor at Fatherly. Ryan lives with his wife and daughter in Portland, Maine where he teaches creative non-fiction for the Maine Writers and Publisher’s Alliance. He is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency.
Make It So
Picard Season 2 cast (probably) won't include these 2 fan favorites
Ryan Britt
You want a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion? Keep dreaming. Both LeVar Burton and Michael Dorn PROBABLY aren't coming back.
Future Earth 2121
You need to watch the sci-fi movie that saved the whales for free online ASAP
Ryan Britt
The legacy of 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage' is more than just a goofy movie time travel movie. Here's how it changed our world for the better.
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Ryan Britt
Sympathy for the Vampire? It's all about Barnabas Collins.
Assimilate This
'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2 will fix the worst thing about Season 1, creator says
Ryan Britt
Akiva Goldsman, the co-creator and co-showrunner of Star Trek: Picard Season 2 has some words about how the new season will be different than last time.
The Spice
'Dune' (2021) writer confirms a concerning rumor about the movie
Ryan Britt
Get ready for half of 'Dune'! One of the screenwriters on the new 'Dune' says only half the book is coming in the movie. Here's what it means for possible sequels.
Inverse Codex
'Strange New Worlds' release date, trailer, cast, and timeline for the Star Trek spinoff
Ryan Britt
Here's what to expect from Captain Pike, Number One, and Mr. Spock.
Space Prophets
Star Trek could be setting up a canon-changing 'Avengers: Endgame' moment
Ryan Britt
The return of Q, a new feature film, and one Easter egg could all point to a massive event in the Trek canon.
Retro Sci-Fi Trash
The most controversial sci-fi show of all time is streaming for free right now
Ryan Britt
You might think you know your sci-fi history, but have you ever seen The Starlost?
Nerd Rant
The worst part of 'Rise of Skywalker' finally makes sense
Ryan Britt
Hear me out, you will.
Fear Is the Mind Killer
How the Snyder Cut and HBO Max fix 'Dune’s biggest problem
Ryan Britt
Challenging. Long. Possibly setting up a sequel we'll never see? This is the new normal for big sci-fi movies on HBO Max.
Engage!
'Star Trek Picard' Season 2 could recast Jean-Luc — yes, really
Ryan Britt
Will Star Trek boldly give us a young Jean-Luc Picard in 2022?
Inverse Codex
'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Season 2 release date, trailer, cast, plot of the animated sci-fi series
Ryan Britt
Get ready for a new season set on at least two different starships.
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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 release date, trailer, cast, and plot
Ryan Britt
Here's what's next for Burnham and the gang.
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'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2 release date, trailer, plot of Jean-Luc's next adventure
Ryan Britt
Here's when you can expect to see more of Jean-Luc and the La Sirena crew.
DISCO TREK
Discovery Season 4 release date and trailer: New uniforms hint at a time jump
Ryan Britt
Discovery Season 4 is coming this year and it looks...different!
Mon Capitaine!
'Picard' Season 2 teaser trailer reveals a Star Trek icon’s shocking return
Ryan Britt
The Next Generation's biggest baddie is back. But what does it mean?
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At the end of the '70s, the biggest sci-fi franchise was Battlestar Galactica.
Charming to the Last
One big clue reveals Darth Vader could come back sooner than we thought
Ryan Britt
An old Star Wars villain may hold the key for the most iconic Sith of them all.
Revenge of the Ewoks
The most hardcore Star Wars movie will finally stream on Disney+
Ryan Britt
The darkest Star Wars of them all is easily Ewoks: The Battle for Endor. Here’s why you need to watch it, but proceed with caution.
Engage
'Strange New Worlds' release date could be revealed very soon, Star Trek hints
Ryan Britt
The Star Trek franchise is celebrating "First Contact Day" with a bunch of virtual panels on April 5, 2021. Here's what we're expecting — including a 'Strange New Worlds' release date.