The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Django' cut short in China
Published: April 11, 2013 08:52AM
Updated: April 12, 2013 09:20AM
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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 Tarantino’s 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]