The Cricket’s Daily 3: Apple’s good news/bad news day
Published: September 21, 2012 09:22AM
Updated: September 24, 2012 09:53AM
Apple workers gesture with five figners at customers leaving their store after purchasing iPhone 5 handsets in Covent Garden, London, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops Friday to pick up the tech juggernaut's latest iPhone. The smartphone is being launched in the U.S., Britain, Canada, France and Germany. It will go on sale in 22 more countries a week later. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture:

• Folks stood in line this morning to buy Apple’s new iPhone 5. They might be careful using the Apple Maps feature, though. [The Salt Lake Tribune, The Huffington Post]

• Games movie studios play: Fox Searchlight has dropped “Hitchcock,” a biopic of the famous director (played by Anthony Hopkins) during the making of “Psycho,” into the holiday release schedule just in time for Oscar season; while Warner Bros. has decided that “The Great Gatsby,” Baz Luhrmann’s lush telling of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan (and originally set for a Christmas release), will land in North America on May 10, wedged between “Iron Man” and “Star Trek” sequels. [Screen Rant, Vulture]

• Paris Hilton is apologizing for homophobic comments she made in a New York cab (recorded secretly, of course), [Entertainment Weekly]