The Cricket's Daily 3: Singing to help Sandy's victims
Published: November 1, 2012 09:40AM
Updated: November 1, 2012 09:42AM
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Musician Bruce Springsteen performs with the E Street Band during a concert in Los Angeles, Thursday, April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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

• An all-star TV concert to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy is set for Friday night, with Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, Billy Joel, Sting and Jon Bon Jovi in the line-up. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Mark Hamill says he and Carrie Fisher have known for months that George Lucas had plans to extend the “Star Wars” franchise. But the news that Disney was buying LucasFilm was a surprise. [Entertainment Weekly]

• You're going to have to wait longer to see Hollywood's take on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, as Columbia Pictures has decided to open “Zero Dark Thirty” on Dec. 19 only in Los Angeles and New York, then nationwide on Jan. 11. [Vulture]