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The Cricket's Daily 3: Tom Hanks has type 2 diabetes

Published October 8, 2013 8:31 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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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 being talked about over the weekend in pop culture:

• Tom Hanks made a major revelation on Letterman last night: He has type 2 diabetes. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Matt Smith, soon to finish his tenure as the 11th Doctor on the BBC hit "Doctor Who," has signed on to play the murderous Patrick Bateman in a stage musical version of "American Psycho." [Vulture]

• French director Patrice Chereau has died at the age of 68. Chereau's best-known movies include the royal costume drama "Queen Margot" and the "Big Chill"-esque "Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train." [Variety]