The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio, vocalist for Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell and Dio, has died at age 67. [via Chron] 2. Have you checked out the True Blood Season 3 trailer yet? Werewolves, plus lots of Sookie/Eric sexual tension! [via Vulture] 3. After putting up new pieces in every other city in America promoting Exit Through The Giftshop, Banksy has finally hit New York. Maybe. [via Gothamist] 4. An animated version of Napoleon Dynamite is in the works at FOX, with most of the cast (including Jon Heder) planning to reprise their roles. [via Fishbowl LA] 5. Marilyn Manson and his girlfriend Evan Rachel Wood will star in David Gordon Green’s Splatter Sisters, a “sexploitation-serial-killer-slasher-road-movie circa 1989.” [via Variety]