Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.
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The Super Bowl is really the World Series of the Super Bowl, or something. It's like the annual referendum of everything American. So apart from...
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I'm re-running this story from last May. The next report on the NFL Foundation won't come out til this spring. They're very clever making...
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Last night, Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu won his second DGA Award in a row, for "The Revenant." Last year, he levitated Michael Keaton and made...
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The whole Beyonce-Super Bowl connection has just gotten weirder. Mike Will Made It is the producer...
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Beyonce dropped a surprise single and video today called "Formation." She is not appearing on the Super Bowl just to fool around. Wanna bet...
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Last night. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" crossed a landmark line in film history. It's the first ever to make $900 million. J.J. Abrams' extravaganza...
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What the heck as happened to Lions Gate? Their sudden stock drop can't just be because the publicists don't return phone calls. Today LGF dropped...
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Great news: Morgan Freeman is this year's recipient of the Chaplin Award from the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The much awarded actor has...
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Rihanna is number 1 today, having sold 125,000 copies of her "Anti" after suffering a Tidal wave last week. Second place Adele still managed...
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Happy Super Bowl weekend! It's a good time to review the situation with the NFL, which operates still as a tax free not for profit...