5 Things to Talk About Today

  • A remake of the 1999 hit movie She's All That is in the works. Originally staring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Paul Walker, the remake is being produced by Weinstein Co. and Miramax. — The Wrap
  • A new podcast with continue the story of Adnan Sayid, originally profiled in the wildly-popular Serial. Entitled Undisclosed: The State v. Adnan Syed, the new podcast will be structured as an investigation into the case, rather than a narritave. — PBS
  • A white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina was charged with the murder of an African-American man. Video shows the officer shooting the man in the back while his original story claimed he shot in self defense. — The New York Times
  • FedEx to buy Dutch shipping company TNT Express for $4.8 billion. Rival UPS tried to takeover the European company in 2013 but was blocked due to the competition concerns of other carriers. — Reuters 
  • A new piece from Vanity Fair exposes the inner turmoil at NBC News. The recent scandal involving anchor Brian Williams, is reportedly just the latest in a series of unfortunate events. — Vanity Fair