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The Cricket’s Daily 3: More ‘Star Wars’ hype

First Published      Last Updated Jul 22 2014 07:33 am

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

• J.J. Abrams is making the Internet go nuts today, by releasing a video that shows an X-Wing fighter for the new "Star Wars" movie. [Entertainment Weekly]

• On a slow box-office weekend, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" earned $36 million to take the top spot for the second week in a row. New movies "The Purge: Anarchy," "Planes: Fire & Rescue" and "Sex Tape" lagged behind. [Box Office Mojo]

• The amiable star James Garner died over the weekend. He was 86. A TV star in "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," Garner also had a sizeable movie legacy that included "The Americanization of Emily," "The Great Escape," "Victor/Victoria" and "The Notebook." [The Washington Post]