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Geneva Robertson-Dworet arrives at the Tomb Raider premiere at Los Angeles' TCL Chinese Theatre in March. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Female Breakout 'Captain Marvel' Screenwriter Is Disrupting The Superheroine Trope

Geneva Robertson-Dworet, who wrote Marvel's first female-led film, doesn't want to be a rarity in Hollywood. To advance these dynamic roles, her suggestion is simple: Hire more women.

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In A Break From Recent Precedent, North Korean Anniversary Parade Features No ICBMs

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Too Much Too Late Arms and Sleepers
Dex Arms and Sleepers
Blue Boi LAKEY INSPIRED
Opheo Looks Back Andrew Bird
Puente Roto Nicola Cruz

In the current production of Be More Chill, an unpopular high school student named Jeremy (played by Will Roland, center) swallows a pill (which is actually a microcomputer) in order to be more, well, chill. The show moves to Broadway in early 2019. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill hide caption

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Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

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Be More Chill - Part 2 Joe Iconis
Jeremy's Theme - Instrumental Joe Iconis
The Squip Lurks - Instrumental Joe Iconis
Sunday Morning
Don't Worry
The Overlook Koresma

Bigfoot casts for "Seven" on display at the Bigfoot festival in Marion, N.C. on Saturday. David Ford/WFDD hide caption

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The Lore Of Bigfoot Lives On At North Carolina Bigfoot Festival

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never b alone Mija
Optimist Zoe Keating

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Female Breakout 'Captain Marvel' Screenwriter Is Disrupting The Superheroine Trope

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Ordinary People John Legend
Number One - Instrumental Version

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