The Cricket's Daily 3: Where are the women directors?
Published: January 25, 2012 10:00AM
Updated: January 25, 2012 10:00AM
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In this film publicity image released by Paramount Pictures, Po, voiced by Jack Black, center, Tigress, voiced by Angelina Jolie, right, and Monkey, voiced by Jackie Chan are shown in a scene from "Kung Fu Panda 2." (AP Photo/DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures)

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

• Only five percent of the top 250 grossing films last year were directed by women, a new study finds. (One of them is “Kung Fu Panda 2.”) [Los Angeles Times]

• Legendary Greek director Theo Angelopoulos was killed when he was hit by a motorcycle near the set of his next movie. He was 76. [Washington Post]

• Actor James Farentino, a star of TV and movies particularly in the '70s, has died at the age of 73. [People]