The Cricket’s Daily 3: Bad news for a Hollywood effects studio
Published: February 22, 2013 09:55AM
Updated: February 20, 2013 09:10AM
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his film image released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel in a scene from "Life of Pi." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox)

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

• Rhythm & Hues, the visual-effects house that is an Oscar favorite for creating the tiger Richard Parker in “Life of Pi,” has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Legendary record executive Clive Davis is releasing his memoir, The Soundtrack of My Life, which (among other things) publicly discloses his bisexuality. [Entertainment Weekly]

• British actor Richard Briers, who appeared in nearly every Kenneth Branagh-directed movie (notably as Polonius in “Hamlet”) and starred as the suburban farmer Tom Good on the beloved ‘70s British sitcom “The Good Life” (aka “Good Neighbors”), died Sunday at the age of 79. [The Guardian]