The Cricket’s Daily 3: Adam Driver feels a disturbance in The Force
Published: February 27, 2014 07:20AM
Updated: February 28, 2014 09:39AM
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Here’s what’s being talked about today in pop culture:

• After tons of rumors, there’s actually confirmation of a casting decision for the new “Star Wars” movie: Adam Driver, who appeared in HBO’s “Girls” and “Inside Llewyn Davis,” is close to signing onto Episode VII. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Don’t feel too bad for Sandra Bullock if she doesn’t win an Oscar for “Gravity,” because the movie has earned her an estimated $70 million. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Jim Lange, best known as the first emcee of the ‘60s and ‘70s game show “The Dating Game,” has died at the age of 81. [Time]