The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Two female comedians — Jenny Slate and Nasim Pedrad — are set to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. [via The Comic’s Comic] 2. Rumor is Bono’s Spider-Man musical is back on track, with production to pick up sometime this week. [via Variety] 3. Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil series and Alien vs. Predator) is bringing The Three Musketeers to the big screen in 3D. [via THR] 4. MGMT and Ratatat will guest on Kid Cudi’s upcoming cinema-themed LP Man on the Moon: The End of Day, due out September 15. [via Pitchfork] 5. CSI creator Anthony Zuiker is releasing the first “digi-novel” — a combination crime book/movie/website — next Tuesday. Maybe he should ask Das Racist to come up with a theme song. [via Reuters]