The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Director Ridley Scott — whose estimated worth is $172 million — is diversifying his portfolio by acquiring a 3D company. Does this mean we’re going to see reboots of Alien and Blade Runner? [via Vulture] 2. Christina Aguilera has canceled her summer tour until next year. We’re guessing it’s because no one likes the leaked songs from her upcoming album, Bionic. [via ArtsBeat] 3. Horrific things we can’t unsee: Human Centipede: The Video Game. [via I-Mockery] 4. David Byrne is suing the governor of Florida for $1 million for using the Talking Heads’ “Road to Nowhere” in an attack ad without permission. [via Billboard] 5. Dominic Cooper will star in Marvel’s Captain America movie as Iron Man’s dad. [via Salon]

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