The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. A new Amy Winehouse album which is being together producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Rem will be hitting shelves on December 5; called Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures, it features unfinished tracks as well as alternative versions of previously released material. [via NME]

2. DreamWorks’ Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots — which is currently at an 81% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes — topped the weekend box office, bringing in $34 million; the animated film also set a new record for the best Halloween weekend debut of all-time, so expect plenty more where that came from. [via USA Today]

3. Robert De Niro and John Travolta will be sharing the screen for the first time in Killing Season, an action flick set in the Appalachian Mountains that tells the story of an American military veteran going to head-to-head with a former Serbian soldier. [via Deadline]

4. The Coen Brothers have offered Justin Timberlake the role of a folk singer named Jim in their new movie, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is set in the ’60s music scene in Greenwich Village. He would be playing the husband of Carey Mulligan‘s character, Jean. [via Slashfilm]

5. Twenty-five years later, a reboot of the sketch show In Living Color is in the works for next year, with Keenen Ivory Wayans serving as the executive producer and host. [via Vulture]

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