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The Cricket's Daily 3: Franco vs. Australia

Published March 5, 2013 9:25 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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's happening today in pop culture:

• James Franco is criticizing Australia's film classification board, for banning screenings of a gay-themed movie by Travis Mathews (with whom Franco co-directed the Sundance Film Festival entry "Interior. Leather Bar."). [news.com.au]

• The much-anticipated (by somebody) sequel "Anchorman 2" just signed a big name: Harrison Ford (who played an anchor in "Morning Glory"). [Vulture]

• In other sequel casting news, Halle Berry will return as Storm in the upcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past." [Entertainment Weekly]