The Cricket's Daily 3: Where are the women directors?
Published: January 25, 2012 10:00AM
Updated: January 25, 2012 10:00AM
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]