The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. According to a new interview, Christopher Nolan’s third Batman film will be titled The Dark Knight Rises and will not feature the Riddler, as was previously speculated. [via Slashfilm] 2. Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct Machine Man, a film about a gadget geek who decides to give himself a Robocop-style upgrade. It is based on Max Barry’s online serial of the same name. [via Deadline] 3. Tracy Morgan is headlining his first stand-up special for HBO. It airs on November 13th and will cover everything from “airport profiling and terrorism to meeting President Obama.” [via TV Guide] 4. LimeWire has been shut down a by US federal judge in Manhattan. [via Reuters] 5. Harmony Korine has cast Marlon Wayans in his next film, Twinkle, Twinkle, which tells the story of a former hit man who for some inexplicable reason dresses up in a dollar bill costume. [via The Wrap]

Bonus link: Forgotten Bookmarks [via The Daily What]