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Monster Mash: 'Book of Mormon' movie; Amy Winehouse sculpture

September 13, 2011 |  7:58 am

The Book of Mormon

Cashing in: Trey Parker and Matt Stone say they will make a movie version of the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." (Entertainment Weekly)

Poor taste?: Artist Daniel Edwards has created a nude sculpture of recently deceased pop singer Amy Winehouse. (E! Online)

Defaced: A cast of Auguste Rodin's "The Thinker" has been vandalized in Buenos Aires. (BBC News)

Watch them write: Neil LaBute and Theresa Rebeck are to participate in a live play-writing session today at 1 p.m. (Culture Monster)

Prop. 8 play: Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black explains why he wrote "8," which will have a one-night staged reading in New York. (Associated Press)

Dip: Ticket sales for most Broadway shows dropped sharply last week due to the traditional post-Labor Day slump as well as heavy security in Times Square for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (New York Times)

Residential complex: Architect Frank Gehry talks about his first building in Hong Kong, which is near completion. (CNN)

Celebrity art: James Franco has bought fan art of himself by a 13-year-old girl at the Toronto Film Festival. (Zap2It)

Also in the L.A. Times: A new permanent mural by the L.A. Chicano arts group Asco is slated for the City Terrace neighborhood.

-- David Ng

Photo: A scene from the musical "The Book of Mormon." Credit: Joan Marcus