The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. George Lucas plans to release all of the Star Wars movies in 3D, beginning with The Phantom Menace in 2012, with one per year to follow. [via Deadline] 2. Kanye West’s fifth album might not have a name yet, but it does have a release date: the Monday before Thanksgiving. [via Vulture] 3. President Obama talks about what’s on his iPod in the new issue of Rolling Stone: “Jay-Z used to be sort of what predominated, but now I’ve got a little Nas and a little Lil Wayne and some other stuff, but I would not claim to be an expert.” [via Just Jared] 4. Behold, the first casualty of the fall TV season: FOX’s Lonestar, which originally sounded like it had potential, has been canceled after only two episodes. [via The Live Feed] 5. Just in time for the holidays, Justin Bieber is releasing a line of singing dolls that will all presumably have great hair. [via Digital Spy]

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