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10 must-have things to buy at Comic-Con

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Comic-Con 2016 has arrived — and with it, a whole new variety of toys, figures, and knickknacks to add to your collection!

If you can’t make it to the Con, or are overwhelmed by the never-ending possibilities provided, EW hit the convention floor during preview night to find some must-have items from Funko, Entertainment Earth, LEGO, Hasbro, and many, many more.

Star Wars: The Black Series — Jyn Erso Pack

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World Emoji Day: Zootopia gets the emoji treatment, plus more celebrate

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To mark World Emoji Day, Disney released a new video retelling the story of Zootopia with emojis. 

The film, directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore, tells of police bunny Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) and con-artist fox Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) as they work together to uncover a conspiracy in the city of Zootopia. 

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Doctor Who: Pearl Mackie gives glimpse of
season 10 set

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Production on Doctor Who’s tenth season began earlier this week, and on Thursday, fans caught a glimpse of the production.

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Doctor Who: Jenna Coleman sent flowers to new companion Pearl Mackie

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Former Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman, who left the series last year, has officially passed the torch to the Doctor’s newest companion Pearl Mackie, who boards the TARDIS next season. Coleman sent flowers to Mackie to celebrate the newcomer’s first day of filming on the long-running sci-fi adventure series.

Mackie posted a picture of the bouquet on Twitter, writing: “What a beautifully thoughtful gift. From one companion to another.” 

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Bridesmaids actor joins Doctor Who cast

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Alice in Wonderland and Bridesmaids actor Matt Lucas has joined the cast of Doctor Who, it was announced Tuesday. The British star will become a regular on the show starting with the first episode of the upcoming season, which begins filming in Cardiff, Wales, next week.

Lucas will reprise the role of Nardole, the part he played in last year’s special Christmas episode of the longrunning science fiction show. The new season also stars Peter Capald as the Doctor and newcomer Pearl Mackie as the titular Time Lord’s companion. 

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Doctor Who spin-off Class will feature LGBT lead character

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As the world reacts to the nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida, writer Patrick Ness has revealed his upcoming Doctor Who spin-off Class will feature a LGBT character in a lead role.

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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi may have let slip a huge spoiler

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Has Peter Capaldi just let the cat — or the Clara —out of the bag?

Much of last year’s Doctor Who season was devoted to the long-flagged departure of Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald. First the Doctor’s “companion” was seemingly killed in the “Face the Raven” episode, only for her to be rescued by Capaldi’s Time Lord. Clara then erased all memories of her from the Doctor’s mind and disappeared to parts (and times) unknown in a stolen TARDIS with Maisie Williams’ Ashidr.

Got that?

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Doctor Who showrunner: Black actor was approached to star

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Doctor Who executive producer Steven Moffat has confirmed that a black actor was offered the lead role in the longrunning British science fiction show. According to the BBC, Moffat revealed this information in an interview with Doctor Who Magazine but went on to say that “for various reasons, it didn’t work out.” 

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Doctor Who announces Pearl Mackie as Time Lord’s new companion

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Someone new is joining Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who’s TARDIS.

BBC America announced Saturday that Pearl Mackie will play the Doctor’s latest companion, Bill, in the show’s upcoming 10th season.

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Peter Capaldi confirms new Doctor Who companion

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While we wait to see whether Peter Capaldi will be leaving his Doctor Who post after next season, the actor confirmed he’ll be getting a new companion. 

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