The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Django' cut short in China
A woman walks out from the Wanda cinema as movies including "Django Unchained" are displayed on a board introducing new movies, in Beijing Thursday, April 11, 2013. Django Unchained became Django Unscreened on Thursday as Quentin Tarantinos violent slave-revenge saga was pulled from Chinese theaters on its opening day due to an unspecified technical problem. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Here's what's happening today in pop culture:
• The first showings ever of a Quentin Tarantino movie in China didn't last long: Screenings of “Django Unchained” were stopped seconds after they began, for unspecified “technical reasons.” [The Hollywood Reporter]
• Jay-Z answers back to critics who complained about his and Beyonce's trip to Cuba – with a blistering (and profane) rap song. [The Huffington Post]
• Syfy is developing a miniseries based on Larry Niven's classic science-fiction novel “Ringworld.” [Entertainment Weekly]
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