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Things We Saw Today: Short Film Starring Amber Valetta, Hari Nef and Others Examines Femininity for Planned Parenthood

Filmmaker Harley Weir directed a short film called A Film for Planned Parenthood of New York City, in which prominent women like Amber Valetta, Hari Nef, Jemima Kirke, Grimes, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Paloma Elsesser, Selena Forrest, and Stella Tennant discuss the ins and outs of femininity: what it means, and what it doesn’t mean, all to encourage donations and help to Planned Parenthood in New York and nationwide.

Watch James Corden play “I Am Your Father” with Mark Hamill, Anna Faris, and Jenny Slate. (via Laughing Squid)

  • Marvel’s Star Wars comic series is changing its creative team. After an awesome 40-issue run by Jason Aaron and artists like John Cassaday and Stuart Immonen, the title is getting some new blood this fall in the form of writer Kieron Gillen (Darth Vader, The Wicked + The Divine) and artist Salvador Larroca (Fantastic Four, Invincible Iron Man). (via SyFy Wire)
  • Speaking of Star Wars, check out this amazing Star Wars work apparel from Her Universe at ThinkGeek. Now you can #FlauntYourUniverse all over the office. Well, now you can do it in a more professional way (because we know you were doing it already). (via Nerdist)

That’s it from us today! What have you seen out there?

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