The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Allegedly the reason that Emma Watson lopped off all of her hair is because she’s screen-testing for the role of Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher‘s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Thoughts? [via The Sun] 2. Stream the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World soundtrack, which features contributions from Frank Black, Black Lips, Beck, and Broken Social Scene. [via Spinner] 3. Reese Witherspoon has scored the rights to Peggy Lee‘s story from the singer’s estate. She plans to produce and star in the film; Nora Ephron will both write and direct. [via Cinematical] 4. Places we wish we had been: Beyoncé dropped by Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg on Friday night to support her sister Solange, who was DJing a set there. [via NYP] 5. Why Google‘s count of 130 million books in all of the world is probably bunk: it’s all about process of elimination. [via Ars Technica]

Bonus link: The Elvis doughnut [via Pop Candy]