The Cricket's Daily 3: Archuleta's going on a mission
Published: December 23, 2011 09:50AM
Updated: December 20, 2011 09:32AM
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Jim Urquhart | Special to the Salt Lake Tribune David Archuleta performs at Abravanel Hall for a Christmas show on his "My Kind of Christmas" tour.

Here's what's happening in pop culture today:

• Singing star David Archuleta surprised a Salt Lake City audience Monday night by announcing he will be suspending his music career to go on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. [The Salt Lake Tribune]

• The Writers Guild of America has restored the screenwriting credit for the 1953 classic "Roman Holiday" to blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo. [Los Angeles Times]

• There's a problem with the villain in "The Dark Knight Rises," next summer's big "Batman" movie: Nobody can understand what he's saying. [The Hollywood Reporter]