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Magic lights up Warner Bros' Comic-Con panel, superheroes reign

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne brought the wizarding world of "Harry Potter" to real life briefly on Saturday, as he helped hand out wooden wands to the 6,500-plus audience at a Comic-Con panel and made everyone perform a spell.

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'Game of Thrones' cast tight-lipped at Comic-Con; Hodor steals spotlight

SAN DIEGO, Calif. There is no shortage of gruesome, tragic deaths in HBO's hit medieval fantasy series "Game of Thrones," but the demise of the show's friendly giant Hodor last season still affected the crowd at a Comic-Con panel on Friday, as they loudly cheered his name.

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Dave Franco and Emma Roberts sign autographs as they promote 'Nerve' at Comic Con

San Diego’s annual Comic-Con pop culture event is host to hundreds of influencer panels, fan activities and cosplay, but there’s no draw quite like celebrities who want to meet their fans. | Video

Jul 22 2016

'Trolls' invade Comic-Con

Justin Timberlake has long been a heartthrob, from his boy band days in N’Sync to branching out as a solo artist with songs like “Sexyback” and playing rom-com leads, but the singer-actor relished playing a little grey troll in upcoming Dreamworks musical animation “Trolls.” | Video

Jul 22 2016

Director Besson debuts first look at expansive, ambitious 'Valerian'

SAN DIEGO, Calif. French director Luc Besson lifted the lid on his sci-fi space epic "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" at Comic-Con, showing fans the first footage from the ambitious project following two space travelers in the 28th century. | Video

Jul 22 2016

Politics today is like Medieval War of the Roses, says actor Ralph Fiennes

LONDON British actor Ralph Fiennes has compared the current infighting among British politicians to William Shakespeare's portrayal of England's 15th Century Wars of the Roses in an interview with Reuters. | Video

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video