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Monday Link-A-Mania

Agents Of SHIELD , Young Ones , Douglas Adams, Star Wars and RoboCop - it's today's sci-fi news digest!

Lady Sif

• Lady Sif (played by Jaimie Alexander in Thor: The Dark World ) will make a guest appearance in Agents Of SHIELD episode 15, confirms Screencrush , making her the first super powered character from the wider Marvel movies to show up.

• The script for the new Star Wars is ready! "We're working really hard and we've got our script and we're in deep prep," boss man JJ Abrams told TheWrap . "Full steam ahead, y’know?" So the long awaited Star Wars: Episode VII seems on track for its proposed December 2015 release. Hat tip to

• Microsoft is planning AI elevators . Doesn't this just remind you of something Douglas Adams wrote ?

Young Ones

• The Sundance festival is well underway in Utah this week and the big science fiction talking point appears to be Young Ones . No, not the 1980s sitcom starring Rik Mayall, but a dusty dystopian tale with Western overtones starring Nicholas Hoult. Our chums on Total Film have seen it .

• Your move, creep! SFX has a brand new Special Edition devoted to all things RoboCop on sale tomorrow, but in the meantime ahead of that we have word that there's to be a special announcement from OMNICORP at 9pm tonight...

That's all for today! Remember to chat about everything you're watching or reading on our forum...