The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories
1. A new four-minute “super preview” of Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man — which opens with a pretty incredible action scene set on the Brooklyn Bridge — has arrived online. Watch it here.
2. Alan Rickman will play Hilly Kristal, the legendary owner of the iconic New York rock venue CBGB, in a new biopic from Randall Miller and Jody Savin, the same team that’s behind that Dennis Wilson movie that’s currently in the works. [via THR]
3. Remember when Bret Michaels got taken out by a piece of the backdrop at the 2009 Tonys? Well his lawsuit against the award show’s producers as well as CBS has finally been settled.
4. Exciting news: Flavorpill favorite Azealia Banks has announced that her delayed debut EP 1991 will drop digitally on May 29, with a physical release set for June 12; stay tuned for the tracklist. [via Pitchfork]
5. This new piece of street art near the Turnpike Lane Tube station in London that’s purportedly by Banksy tells you exactly how he feels about the Queen‘s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.