Fast Track: Meredith Vieira signs off from ‘Today’

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday:

Meredith Vieira signed off from “Today” for the final time. (Today)

After three seasons, Laurence Fishburne has had enough “CSI.” (Los Angeles Times)

Is Jennifer Love Hewitt really the worst actress of all time? The critics on Rotten Tomatoes seem to think so. (Los Angeles Times)


Eminem has decided to take on Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber in his new single. Why not throw Jennifer Love Hewitt in there too? (Los Angeles Times)

Now that Anthony Weiner appears to be out of the race to be New York City next mayor, Alec Baldwin may run for the job. (The Daily)

Reese Witherspoon is chasing after a little of that “Bridesmaids"-meets-"Hangover” magic with “Who Invited Her?” (Entertainment Weekly)

Paramount is going to harness the power of the Twitter to sneak “Super 8" a day early. (Deadline)

Hulk Hogan is planning a major speaking tour next year. Shirt-ripping probably will not be involved. (New York Times)

Michele Obama is set to make a guest appearance on Nickelodeon’s “iCarly.” (Entertainment Weekly)

Bryan Singer says the next “X-Men” movie could be set during the Vietnam War or the civil rights movement. Let’s all hope for a major world crisis so the “X-Men” movie after that could be totally awesome. (Los Angeles Times)

Leonardo DiCaprio is looking to be the bad guy in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” (SlashFilm)


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