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The Cricket’s Daily 3: That accounting firm will still count Oscar votes

First Published      Last Updated Mar 31 2017 12:17 pm

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' board has decided to stick with accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers, in spite of the fiasco at the end of this year's Oscar ceremony. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Vin Diesel surprised exhibitors at CinemaCon on Wednesday, by screening "The Fate of the Furious" in full — the first time an audience has seen the eighth installment of the car-racing franchise. [ABC News]

• ABC has cancelled "Time After Time" after five episodes, proving that network executives can move faster than time travelers. [Variety]