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The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Noah' against the storm

Published October 30, 2012 10:02 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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated.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 over the weekend in pop culture:

• Here's one for lovers of irony: The massive storm Sandy caused a shutdown on the set of Darren Aronofsky's next movie, "Noah," being filmed in Oyster Bay, N.Y. It was just one of many productions, concerts and other events cancelled due to the storm. Meanwhile, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon soldiered on, without an audience. [Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Vulture]

• NBC has said "no" to a spin-off of "The Office," which would have taken Rainn Wilson's character Dwight Schrute managing his family's beet farm. [Entertainment Weekly]

• The Magic Castle, Hollywood's famed private club for lovers of illusion, will become the basis of a movie. [The Hollywood Reporter]