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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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Movie Interviews

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.

North Korean military tanks drive at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang during a mass military parade to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation. David Guttenfelder for NPR hide caption

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

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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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Theater

Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

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Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

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

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