Richard Nebens holds a position as The Direct's Senior Writer, also serving as an assistant editor and content creator for the site.
Richard first joined The Direct in March 2020 and plays a big role in the site's day-to-day operations by writing, editing, ideating, and posting multiple articles daily, helping readers stay up to date with the latest from every fandom. He started his writing career in July 2019 with MCU Exchange and also served as a writer/podcast host with The Illuminerdi from 2020 to 2022.
Prior to joining The Direct, Richard worked a variety of jobs, including as a bellman, valet, photographer, and escape room manager, later going on to own a brewery/sports bar in South Lake Tahoe, California. Richard earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Business/Management from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts as part of the class of 2013.
Richard can be found on Twitter at @RichardNebens sharing his latest article from The Direct, cheering on his sports teams, giving his best attempts at comedy, or hyping up the latest epic movie or TV show's arrival.
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Richard Nebens's Latest Stories
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What live-action MCU project will get the ball rolling for Marvel Studios in 2024?
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My Adventures With Superman Season 2 could branch out with other members of the Justice League.
The Kung Fu Panda franchise is set to add a brand new character into the fold.
'90s Batman star George Clooney got his time in the spotlight through an inside look at his latest appearance in The Flash.
The Boys leading man Jack Quaid imparted his wisdom on the newcomers taking the spotlight in Gen V.
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Wednesday director Tim Burton updated fans on where exactly Season 2 stands.
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Peacock highlighted the latest new movie to hit the streaming service - 2023's Fast X.
A potential candidate for the Avengers 6 directing job didn't offer a flat-out "no" when asked about his odds of taking the job.
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Disney animation fans just got a new update regarding the runtime for the studio's newest movie.
Hayden Christensen takes center stage in a new trailer for Star Wars' Ahsoka.
The Marvels' upcoming release just got the IMAX treatment thanks to a brand new trailer.
A major character from Avatar: The Way of Water got a special tribute long after the film's debut.
Jimmy Olsen got a major surprise moment in the final episode of My Adventures With Superman.
Marvel Studios put its next upcoming theatrical release, The Marvels, into the promotional spotlight.
Winning Time Season 2 throws an A-list cast of actors into the Los Angeles Lakers’ Showtime era of NBA basketball.
Aquaman 2's villain took center stage in new promo material highlighting an epic new suit.
The Marvels director Nia DaCosta looked ahead to how she'll promote her film without Brie Larson potentially.
Fans got their latest status update on the next season of My Adventures With Superman.
The Rocky quintet just got a less-than-ideal update regarding its streaming home.
For the first time ever, Marvel Studios shared an entire Disney+ show with fans for free.
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As fans wait for the fourth John Wick movie, its streaming release date just got a surprising change.
One of Sony's top producers addressed the working conditions on the latest Spider-Verse film.
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One of My Adventures With Superman's top producers dove into the inspiration behind the show's Lois Lane.
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