Vatican Pope Angelina Jolie

  • HBO’s Game of Thrones will return on April 12. Silicon Valley and Veep also return that day.
  • USA Network has canceled Covert Affairs after five seasons.
  • Angelina Jolie met Pope Francis on Thursday after screening her film Unbroken to Vatican officials and ambassadors.
  • An acetate recording of the ballad My Happiness, the first song Elvis Presley ever recorded, sold at auction Thursday night for $300,000. The auction was held on what would have been the late singer’s 80th birthday.
  • Boston was chosen over Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., to represent the U.S. in a bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.
  • Liam Neeson said that he is open to return as master Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn, a character he portrayed in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 1999.
  • Empire, Fox’s new hip-hop soap-opera, opened to a very impressive 3.7 rating among adults under 50. It is Fox’s biggest drama debut of the season.
  • Rod Taylor, who starred in The Time Machine and The Birds, has died at the age of 84.