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The Cricket’s Daily 3: R.I.P., Tom Clancy

First Published      Last Updated Oct 03 2013 08:07 am

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

• Tom Clancy, whose spy novels — like "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" — introduced a cagey CIA analyst named Jack Ryan, has died at the age of 66. [AP, via The Salt Lake Tribune]

• Disney has hired screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna ("The Devil Wears Prada") to write a live-action movie based on Cruella de Vil, the villain of "101 Dalmatians." [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Distributors of "Diana," a biopic about the late Princess of Wales, have removed a poster for the film from a Paris location close to the site of the 1997 car crash that killed her. [The Huffington Post]