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That's not Ezio, he inhabits an assassin who goes by the name Aguilar

Jared Leto in Warner Bros' Suicide Squad

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Cartoonist doesn't claim sole credit for the idea

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'I think that fish should be in the ocean'

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Andy Serkis' character Supreme Leader Snoke is who Kylo Ren chiefly follows

Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in 2002's Die Another Day

Pierce Brosnan claims producers will not 'allow' a gay James Bond

Brosnan does not think veteran producer Barbara Broccoli would agree

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