In 2011, St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books published Matt’s critically acclaimed novel, Vacation. The sequel, Home, will appear in 2012. In addition, in 2013, St. Martin’s will release his epic science fiction collaboration with author Rick Hautala, Star Road.
His early acclaimed horror novel Beneath Still Waters, filmed by Lions Gate and Filmax, has been released world-wide on DVD and had its cable premiere on The SyFy Channel. His novel, Out of Time, has been optioned by Electric Entertainment (‘The Patriot’, ‘Independence Day’). Costello also wrote Rage, his novel based on the award-winning game he scripted and The Island of the Skull (Pocket Books), an original prequel to Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong’.