The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Emma Watson and Logan Lerman are in talks to star in an adaptation of YA cult-favorite The Perks of Being a Wallflower, that will be directed by the book’s author, Stephen Chbosky. [via Variety] 2. Welcome to the worst week for album sales since 1991. The cherry topping the sad sundae: Justin Bieber’s My World 2.0. [via ArtsBeat] 3. Rumor is Susan Boyle will appear on a season two Christmas episode of Glee as a lunch lady. [via EW] 4. Hear an excerpt from Alan Moore‘s latest project, an audio recording from a box set called Unearthing. [via P4K] 5. Worried that most kids today have no clue who Bugs Bunny is, Warner Bros. is launching The Looney Tunes Show, a new half-hour series on the Cartoon Network. [via NYT]

Bonus link: Joanna Newsom as a Simpsons character