The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. It’s cinematic, baby: Filmmaker Roman Polanski’s surprise arrest in Zurich could lead to his freedom. [via WaPo] 2. Marilyn Manson has the swine flu. [via Rolling Stone] 3. ABC will air its new alien show V in two parts; four episodes starting in November, and then nine more after the Olympics in March. [via TV Guide] 4. The Tate Modern will recreate a 1992 exhibition of work by Rob Pruitt and Jack Early that New Yorkers deemed racist. [via The Independent] 5. The CW’s new Ashton Kutcher-produced model drama, The Beautiful Life, has been canceled after just two episodes. RIP Marissa Cooper. [via THR]

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