The Cricket's Daily 3: NPH to play 'Hedwig' on Broadway
Published: June 19, 2013 01:50PM
Updated: June 19, 2013 09:36AM
Actor Neil Patrick Harris performs on stage at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Here's what's being talked about in pop culture:

• Neil Patrick Harris is returning to Broadway next spring, after “How I Met Your Mother” has finished its run. He'll fill John Cameron Mitchell's high-heeled shoes in the Broadway premiere of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” [New York Times]

• Don't look for Tom Hiddleston as Loki in the “Avengers” sequel, hints director Joss Whedon. [Entertainment Weekly]

• How far out do you want to pencil in your calendar for “The Amazing Spider-Man”? Columbia Pictures already has, setting the third installment for 2016 and the fourth for 2018. [/Film]