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Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

This photo provided by courtesy of Mattel, Inc. shows the "Hot Wheels Life-Sized Darth Vader Car." When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Mattel, Inc., Jeffrey Moustache)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky’s the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel’s dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.

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Court: Hoffman didn’t want ‘trust fund’ kids

In a Jan. 19, 2014 file photo Phillip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.  Court documents filed July 18, 2014 show Hoffman rejected his accountant's suggestion he set aside money for his three children because he didn't want them to be "trust fund" kids. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Court documents show Philip Seymour Hoffman rejected his accountant’s suggestion that he set aside money for his three children because he didn’t want them to be “trust fund” kids.

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Charlie Hunnam talks about leaving ‘Fifty Shades’

In this June 1, 2014 file photo, Charlie Hunnam arrives at the Huading Film Awards in Los Angeles. The first trailer for the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie will be out this week and Hunnam, the original Christian Grey, says he can’t wait to see the finished product. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The first trailer for the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie will be released this week and the original Christian Grey, Charlie Hunnam, says he can’t wait for the finished product.

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Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif. Garner was wounded in April 1951 while with U.S. Forces in Korea, but his medal was never presented to him. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

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Reactions to the death of James Garner

James Garner, who will accept the 41st annual life achievement award, arrives with his family including his wife Lois Clarke, far left, for the 11th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in this Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005 file photo taken in Los Angeles. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

“Jim was a mentor to me and a friend, and I will miss him.” — Tom Selleck, who early in his career guest-starred on Garner’s series “The Rockford Files.”

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