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The Cricket's Daily 3: The 11th Doctor bows out

Published June 19, 2013 1:50 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Here's what was being talked about over the weekend in pop culture:

• Matt Smith will be leaving the role of The Doctor on the iconic British series "Doctor Who." Smith, the 11th actor to play the time-traveling Doctor, will wear his bowtie in a 50th anniversary special in November and in the traditional Christmas episode. [BBC]

• "After Earth" was an afterthought for moviegoers, coming in a weak third in the box office with $27 million – behind the second weekend of "Fast & Furious 6" ($34.5 million) and the debuting heist thriller "Now You See Me" ($28.1 million). [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Actress Jean Stapleton, who won three Emmys and millions of hearts playing the sweet-natured Edith Bunker on "All in the Family," died Friday at the age of 90. [Los Angeles Times]