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The Cricket's Daily 3: Randy Travis in the hospital

Published July 10, 2013 10:12 am

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

• Country singer Randy Travis is in critical condition in a Texas hospital, suffering from a viral infection in his heart. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein isn't giving up the fight over the title of Lee Daniels' "The Butler." [The Huffington Post]

• Here's an intriguing combination: Charlie Kaufman ("Adaptation," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind") may be writing a screenplay adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five," to be directed by Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth," "Pacific Rim"). [IndieWire]