In honor of the announcement that the “True Detective” season-one helmer is going to be directing an adaptation of “The Black Count,” a biopic of Alexandre Dumas, today’s discussion topic: Which historical figure would you most like to see a movie about, and who should write and direct it?

Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, California April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Actress Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. (Danny Moloshok/Reuters)

-Mark Harris asks tough questions about Lupita Nyong’o’s career trajectory.

-A Massachusetts town finally lifts its ban on arcade games.

-The original “Star Wars” casting announcements from 1977.

-I will be escaping town this weekend, but if you will a) be in Washington, b) care, here are the celebrities who will be hitting up the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

-A potential twist in Netflix’s march towards television dominance.

-The Sultan of Brunei’s ownership of the Beverly Hills Hotel inspires a boycott.

-I’m really not sure how I feel about a Boston Marathon bombing mini-series.

-Someone needs to map out an alternate career history for Halle Berry in which she does not make disastrous choices.

-Amazing astronomical photography.

-I sincerely hope that at least one of these women is trolling Fox, or else the time has come for us all to despair:

Alyssa Rosenberg blogs about pop culture for The Washington Post's Opinions section.