The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Between accusations of his antisemitism and the fact that he’s not even planning to show up at the banquet, do you think the Academy is starting to regret giving Jean-Luc Godard an honorary Oscar? [via NYT] 2. So that’s not good: “Show Zero,” which was touted as the warm-up for Conan O’Brien’s upcoming TBS show, was pretty disappointing, filled with “dated comedy and embarrassingly overt product placement.” [via Vulture] 3. Leonardo DiCaprio is going to play Dr. HH Holmes, one of the most prolific serial killers in Chicago history, in a film adaptation of The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. [via Deadline] 4. Kim Kardashian has been spending time in the recording studio with The-Dream. [via TMZ] 5. Paramount has bought a new film project from True Blood creator Alan Ball that is allegedly “a dark comedy with a twist.” He will both direct and produce. [via Deadline]

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