The Cricket's Daily 3: Spielberg to lead Cannes jury
Published: February 28, 2013 07:00AM
Updated: February 28, 2013 07:00AM
FILE - In this Dec.19, 2012 file photo, director Steven Spielberg speaks during a media availability before a screening of the movie "Lincoln," for members of Congress, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. France's Cannes Film Festival says Thursday, Feb.28, 2013 it has finally snagged Steven Spielberg to serve as president of the award jury. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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

• Steven Spielberg, who lost a directing Oscar to Ang Lee this weekend, will be choosing the winners at this year's Cannes Film Festival – as president of the jury. [The Guardian]

• Job opening: Stone Temple Pilots has fired its founding lead singer, Scott Weiland. [Billboard]

• Your new “Top Chef” winner is … . [The Hollywood Reporter]