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The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Won't Back Down' won't make a profit

Published October 3, 2012 9:36 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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

• The school-reform drama "Won't Back Down" made only $2.6 million this weekend, setting a dubious record as the worst opening ever for a wide-release film. [The Huffington Post]

• Former boy-band performer Joey Fatone is the latest "star" to be eliminated from "Dancing With the Stars." [Entertainment Weekly]

• An executive at Fox Sports calls soccer the "next national pastime," and the next moneymaker for sports broadcasting. Good luck with that. [The Hollywood Reporter]