The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Anna Wintour will attend the New York City premiere of The September Issue; she skipped a Sundance screening of the Vogue doc earlier this year. [via NYDN] 2. Lily Allen wears glasses like those favored by her ex, White Cube gallery owner Jay Jopling, for a dinner date with Damien Hirst. [via Daily Mail] 3. Why is David Mamet’s new play Race clouded in so much secrecy that even potential backers aren’t allowed to see the script? [via NYP] 4. A sneak peek at Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI building in Rome; this long-delayed art museum will open to the public in 2010. [via Metropolis] 5. Sony Pictures will pay $60M for a film being crafted out of Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” rehearsals and release it on Halloween. [via THR]