The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Ricky Gervais and Will Arnett will be among the guest stars in The Office‘s season finale. Should we take this as a sign of a David Brent takeover? [via EW]

2. The latest high profile firing from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: veteran choreographer Daniel Ezralow, who is being replaced by Chase Brock, a little known dancer from Brooklyn. [via NYP]

3. Tommy Lee is hosting a new reality series for SyFy in which he’ll “attempt to uncover various rituals, symbols, and other mysteries of secret societies.” Says Lee: “This is the first show that I’ve been a part of that will blow our minds and reveal things that will explain almost all our questions.”

4. Unless Paramount can find a co-financier, Brad Pitt’s super expensive zombie apocalypse movie World War Z (which is based on the popular Max Brooks book of the same name), may be dead. [via Vulture]

5. The Tribeca Film Festival is taking its digital strategy to the next level by introducing the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival this year; you’ll be able to reserve free tickets for any of the six feature films that will be offered online beginning on April 12th if you’re an American Express card member, and April 18th if you’re not. [via Mashable]

Bonus link: Watch the video that proves Rebecca Black ripped off Conan O’Brien