Brett Matthews is an American writer of comics and TV shows. Matthews graduated from Wesleyan University in 1999. He was an assistant to Joss Whedon on television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly. In addition, he scripted the Firefly episode Heart of Gold. In 2004, he wrote the screenplay for the Direct to DVD animated movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury.
In comics, Matthews has co-written the Serenity comic book prequel mini-series Those Left Behind and Better Days with Joss Whedon. He is currently writing The Lone Ranger for Dynamite Entertainment. He has also written Daredevil, Spider-Man and Wolverine comicbook specials for Marvel Comics.
On April 26, 2017, MTV announced that Matthews will be the main show runner for the third season of the slasher television series Scream. The show will undergo a reboot with a new cast and setting. Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and Yaneley Arty will be credited as executive producers for the series under Flavor Unit Entertainment.
- https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1269404/ Brett Matthews iMdb entry
- HI-YO! Brett Matthews on the Lone Ranger's Return COMICON.com, September 6, 2006 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-11. Retrieved 2008-03-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- MEANWHILE Interviews... Brett Matthews June 2005 http://www.mikejozic.com/matthewsinterview.html
- "2009 Hugo Award Nominations". thehugoawards.com. thehugoawards.com. 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2009-03-20.
- "Scream TV Series Reboot Confirmed; New Showrunner Announced". Screenrant.com. April 26, 2017.
- Petski, Denise; Andreeva, Nellie (October 8, 2019). "The CW's 'All American', 'Charmed' & 'Legacies' Get Backup Script Orders Ahead Of Premieres". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 22, 2019.