The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The British royal family has confirmed that Prince William is finally engaged to Kate Middleton. They have been dating since 2003. [via CNN] 2. Baz Luhrmann has confirmed that Carey Mulligan will play Daisy Buchanan in his adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Leonardo DiCaprio will play Jay Gatsby, and Tobey Maguire is expected to play his friend, Nick Carraway. [via Deadline] 3. Mike White has signed on to direct Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel of the same name. No word on casting yet. [via Deadline] 4. Watch the first trailer for MTV’s new show Teen Wolf, but don’t be disappointed when there’s no van surfing. [via Vulture] 5. Apple is rumored to be announcing today that The Beatles music is going to be available on iTunes. Are you as excited about it as they are? [via NME]

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