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'Star Wars: Episode VII' Speculation Centers on Unknown Oxford Actress

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Speculation Centers on Unknown Oxford Actress

Could an Oxford-educated actress with no movie credits to her name land a key role in Star Wars: Episode VII?

Speculation is swirling like the mists of Dagobah around newcomer Maisie Richardson-Sellers. Several sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that she is in line to nab an undisclosed and possibly major role in the high-profile Disney/Lucasfilm production, which is in the middle of an extended casting search in London in advance of a May production start date.

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'Timecop' Reboot Snags 'Journey 2' Writers (Exclusive)

'Timecop' Reboot Snags 'Journey 2' Writers (Exclusive)

Universal’s Timecop reboot has found a pair of writers.

Mark and Brian Gunn, who wrote the screenplay for Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, have been tapped to write the script for Timecop, which is a remake of the 1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme time travel action movie.

Marc Shmuger will produce the film under his Universal-based Global Produce, his shingle that was involved in making We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks and The Spectacular Now.

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Jim Steranko on 'Agents of SHIELD': 'A Memorable Ride'

Jim Steranko on 'Agents of SHIELD': 'A Memorable Ride'

Jim Steranko, one of the creators of the Nick Fury character, recaps Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for THR's Heat Vision every week. Read more about the Marvel Comics artist in a Q&A here.

SHIELD turned the page -- or has the page turned SHIELD?

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Could 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Be Too Enamored With the Original Movies?

Could 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Be Too Enamored With the Original Movies?

One thing that can’t be said about J.J. Abrams’s Star Wars at this early stage: It’s not reverential enough to the source material. With each new piece of information released about the project, it’s clear that Abrams and his collaborators have the earlier movies -- and, most obviously, the original trilogy from the 1970s and '80s -- in mind as both inspiration and target of aspiration.

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Bryan Singer Explains Why He Got Involved in 'Future Past' (Video)

Bryan Singer Explains Why He Got Involved in 'Future Past' (Video)

What does it take to bring the X-Men of two different eras together? 20th Century Fox has released a new featurette showing director Bryan Singer talking about what brought him back to the franchise for this summer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past.

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DC's New 'Teen Titans' Promises 'Superheroes From A Different Angle'

DC's New 'Teen Titans' Promises 'Superheroes From A Different Angle'

DC Entertainment’s current Teen Titans series ends this month with its 30th issue, but fans of the characters won’t have too long to miss them; the publisher has announced that the title will be relaunched with a brand new creative team and new direction this summer.

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'Agents of SHIELD' Books Cobie Smulders' Return

'Agents of SHIELD' Books Cobie Smulders' Return

Agent Maria Hill is returning to ABC's Agents of SHIELD.

Marvel announced Wednesday that Cobie Smulders will make her second appearance on the series.

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Screen Gems Picks Up Action Script 'Padre'

Screen Gems is strapping on a clerical collar and a gun to pick up Padre, a spec script by Mike Maples.

Gregg Champion and Mark Lawyer are on board to produce the thriller, which is described as being in the tone of No Country for Old Men and A History of Violence.

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'Arrow' Co-Creator Marc Guggenheim Touts First Novel, 'Overwatch,' Teases What's Next for Oliver Queen and Company

'Arrow' Co-Creator Marc Guggenheim Touts First Novel, 'Overwatch,' Teases What's Next for Oliver Queen and Company

Arrow co-creator Marc Guggenheim’s first novel, Overwatch, is out April 15. It's the story of a young CIA attorney named Alex Garnett, the son of a former chief of staff to the president, who gets sucked into a conspiracy at the spy agency. 

VIDEO: See The Book Trailer For 'Overwatch'

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Marvel Teases Avengers Additions to 'Disney Infinity' (Video)

Marvel Teases Avengers Additions to 'Disney Infinity' (Video)

Marvel Entertainment has released a new video that confirms earlier reports that the company’s superhero characters will join Disney and Pixar’s animated heroes in the Disney Infinity video game universe.

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Boom! Studios Rushes 'Dead Letters' to Second Printing

Boom! Studios Rushes 'Dead Letters' to Second Printing

The first issue of Dead Letters, Boom! Studios' new supernatural noir series from Christopher Sebela and Chris Visions, is being rushed back to print after it unexpectedly sold out, the publisher has announced.

Centering around an amnesiac who wakes up in a motel room pursued by men who apparently want to kill him, Dead Letters has been acclaimed by fans, creators and critics alike -- in large part because of a last-page twist that is too good to reveal here.

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Archie Andrews to Die in July's Final Issue of 'Life With Archie'

Archie Andrews to Die in July's Final Issue of 'Life With Archie'

A true American icon is meeting an untimely end this summer, with Archie Comics announcing that Archie Andrews himself will die in the final issue of the Life With Archie comic book series, to be released in July.

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New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Footage Debuts Online (Video)

New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Footage Debuts Online (Video)

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier released and breaking box-office records all over the place, it’s time for Marvel Studios to start concentrating on the August release of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy. First up? A new(-ish) clip demonstrating just how unsuccessful Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord has been at ensuring his reputation precedes him.

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'Agents of SHIELD' EPs on 'Captain America 2' Bombshell: 'Nothing Is Sacred' (Q&A)

'Agents of SHIELD' EPs on 'Captain America 2' Bombshell: 'Nothing Is Sacred' (Q&A)

[WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Captain America: The Winter Soldier]

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