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The Cricket’s Daily 3: Kimmel back at the Oscars

First Published      Last Updated May 18 2017 09:30 am

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

• Jimmy Kimmel will be back to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, after an entertaining stint this year where he also showed his cool during the Best Picture envelope snafu. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• David Letterman will receive this year's Mark Twain Prize from the Kennedy Center — American's highest honor for comedians. [The Washington Post]

• The 70th Cannes Film Festival kicks off tonight, amid heightened security in the French Riviera city. [Los Angeles Times]