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The Cricket's Daily 3: From 'Iron Man' to 'Man of Bronze'

Published May 8, 2013 9:52 am

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

• Hot off the success of "Iron Man 3," director Shane Black has lined up his next project: A reboot of the '30s pulp hero Doc Savage, "The Man of Bronze." [The Hollywood Reporter]

• When a new Miss America is crowned in September, she won't be hearing the familiar words, "There she is, Miss America," as pageant organizers have nixed the song for this year's ceremony. All of this raises the question: We still have a Miss America pageant? In 2013? [Entertainment Weekly]

• Google is celebrating the 93rd birthday of the late, great animator and graphic designer Saul Bass with an animated Google Doodle adapting his greatest film-credit sequences (including "Psycho," "Vertigo," "Anatomy of a Murder," "Exodus," "North By Northwest" and "Around the World in 80 Days"). [Google, The Guardian]