Culture Cheat Sheet

Bryan Cranston As Lex Luthor, Madonna Tops Highest Paid Celebs List

and rapper Fat Joe goes to jail for tax evasion.

Frazer Harrison/Getty

Good afternoon,

Bryan Cranston has reportedly been cast as Lex Luthor in a Man of Steel sequel. He certainly has a knack for portraying rich, unscrupulous men, but at this rate he’ll never get a chance to grow his hair back. E! Online

Forbes names Madonna as the highest paid celebrity of the year. The queen of pop raked in an estimated $125 million while second place, Steven Spielberg, earned a paltry $100 million. Forbes

Fat Joe turns himself in for tax evasion. The rotund rapper pled guilty to not paying taxes from 2007 to 2008. He’ll serve four months in jail and pay a fine. People

The Syfy channel is moving forward with a TV adaptation of the Bruce Willis '90s flick 12 Monkeys. The movie itself was an adaptation of a French film called La Jatée. So the Syfy reboot will be an adaptation of an adaptation. The Hollywood Reporter

Chris Brown won’t be prosecuted for an alleged nightclub attack. The singer beat (ahem) charges of a woman claiming he injured her in a nightclub due to insufficient evidence. TMZ