The Cricket's Daily 3: No more romantic comedies?

Published September 26, 2013 7:13 am

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

• Are romantic comedies dead? Hollywood producers say they are tougher to sell to the studios these days. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Jennifer Lawrence is planning to star in a remake of "East of Eden," to be directed by Gary Ross (who helmed Lawrence in "The Hunger Games"). [The Huffington Post]

• HBO is going ahead with a mini-series, "Criminal Justice," with Robert DeNiro as an ambitious D.A. handling a controversial case. The part was originally planned for James Gandolfini, who died in June. [Vulture]