The Cricket’s Daily 3: The new ‘Star Wars’ moves along
Published: November 9, 2012 09:30AM
Updated: November 12, 2012 09:17AM
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2011 file photo, "Darth Vader" accepts the Ultimate Villain award from "Star Wars" creator George Lucas during the 2011 Scream Awards, in Los Angeles. A decade after George Lucas said "Star Wars" was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy is destined for theaters after The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, that it was buying Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Here’s what’s happening today in pop culture – you know, besides the election:

• It looks like screenwriter Michael Arndt (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Toy Story 3”) will be writing “Star Wars, Episode VII.” [Vulture]

• Yes, Michael Bay is making a fourth “Transformers” movie to hit theaterrs on June 27, 2014 — this time, with Mark Wahlberg in the lead. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Seven members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6, including at least one of the men who took part in the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden, have been disciplined for giving classified information to videogame maker Electronic Arts, in consulting work for the game “Medal of Honor: Warfighter.” [CNN]