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Fear the Walking Dead meets Dawn of the Dead

Morgan, Grace, and Dwight answer a call from a man, Chuck. He has been living in a mall, but has been bitten. He knows he doesn't have much longer to live, but just wants someone to come and kill him and bury him outside under the stars. Chuck promises he will be in the security office, but he isn't there. They figure he escaped and joined the other zombies in the mall, so they go looking for him. 

Masters of the Universe returns in new Netflix series with Kevin Smith as showrunner

Netflix has had a certified hit on its hands with She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. Now in their third season, Adora and her friends continue their battle against the evil Horde. However, one thing has been missing, and that’s an appearance by Adora’s twin brother Adam. Living on the planet Eternia, he fights his own battles against evil as the most powerful man in the universe, He-Man.

Alien: Covenant short returns us to David's haunting Xenomorph workshop

As the unnamed man walks around the workshop, observing the haunting sketches and skulls contained within the space, his computer analyzes the composition of a mysterious egg, revealing that it stands at four feet, maintains an external temperature of 57 degrees Fahrenheit, and weighs almost 60 pounds. When it comes to the object's composition, you'll be interested to know that a facehugger receptacle is made out of a "carbon-based protein matrix" comprised of keratin, filaggrin, proteas enzymes, lipids, and defensins.

Game of Thrones TV ending won't impact last two novels, promises George R.R. Martin

"They’re not the same thing, although they are very closely related to each other," he recently told The Guardian. “No, [the TV ending] doesn’t [affect the books]. It doesn’t change anything at all … As Rick Nelson says in 'Garden Party,' one of my favorite songs, you can’t please everybody, so you’ve got to please yourself."

Box office: Hobbs & Shaw slides to second place in third weekend with $14.1 million

Directed by Deadpool 2's David Leitch, Hobbs & Shaw finds Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) reluctantly teaming up to bring a rogue MI6 veteran, Brixton Lore (Idris Elba). The action-adventure film—which co-stars Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren, and Eddie Marsan—has made $133 million in North America thus far. In foreign markets, the movie has raked in more than $300 million.

Brian Hurtt, Marie Enger, and Matt Kindt launch HEK Studio with new Kickstarter campaign

The trio of Brian Hurtt (The Sixth Gun), Marie Enger (Loathing), and Matt Kindt (Grass Kings) alongside their newly formed indie publishing house HEK Studio are presenting the 100-page, prestige-format, oversized hardcover (8 ¾ x 11 5/8), which will offer eager readers a fully immersive visual experience, featuring full-color art, a tri-fold narrative poster, and selection of fun secret format and narrative shenanigans.

Roger Rabbit creator Richard Williams dies, age 86

Born in Toronto, Canada, in the 1930s, Williams moved to England in his 20s. In addition to his three Oscars, Williams was a three-time winner of England's prestigious BAFTA award, once for his work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit: the film for which he won two of his Oscars after having served as its animation director and visual creator of the iconic animated-couple-to-watch in 1988: Roger and Jessica Rabbit.

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Is Zombie Tidal Wave's Ian Ziering low-key building a Sharknado Cinematic Universe?

Join SYFY WIRE’s Caitlin Busch, Jackie Jennings, and Max Tedaldi as they take the deep dive into the world of Zombie Tidal Wave. Or should we say the Sharknado Cinematic Universe? Although Ziering is playing a new character, Hunter Shaw, he is reteaming with Sharknado director Anthony C. Ferrante. Ziering also brought his Sharknado character, the aptly named Fin Shepard, to the SYFY original movie Lavalantula. So a shared universe isn’t that far-fetched.

Jurassic Park-scale world of underground volcanoes has now been unearthed

Almost forgotten a mile beneath the Earth’s surface, about 100 volcanoes that used to belch lava 160-180 million years ago were found by a team of researchers exploring the barren Cooper and Eromanga Basins in South Australia and Queensland. These prehistoric volcanoes cover a stretch of 2,900 square miles. The area is rich in igneous rock from the Triassic and Jurassic periods (and also one of Australia’s major oil and gas) whose origins were hazy until now.

Screen icon Peter Fonda dead at 79

Fonda, a multiple Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner whose career crossed many genres, is beloved among science fiction fans for starring roles during his early and middle career in John Carpenter’s Escape From L.A. and the 1976 sci-fi thriller Futureworld. More recently, he starred opposite Nicolas Cage as Mephistopheles in one of many biker-themed films that threaded through his career: 2007's Ghost Rider.

Ramble down to Riverdale in The Archie Art of Francesco Francavilla

Francavilla first illustrated Archie in the fall of 2012 with Life With Archie #23, a zombie-filled, horrifying variant on the classic Archie formula that would later become Afterlife With Archie. Since then, the acclaimed creator's portfolio has redefined the wholesome All-American teenagers in myriad ways no one could ever have imagined.