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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I can't give you a review yet because of an embargo. But Steven Spielberg's "The Post" has just screened in New York. It's the...
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How was this past week in NYC? In a word: busy. Despite Hollywood falling apart,...
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EXCLUSIVE In 2014, I wrote that Ryan Seacrest used his personal foundation to pay nice salaries to his father and sister. I wrote,...
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"Justice League" has crashed and burned. The weekend box office take is hoped to be $96.8 million but that may be optimistic. It's way...

Ann Wedgeworth has passed away. She won a Tony Award in 1978 for Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" on Broadway. Four years later she was...
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It looks like David Cassidy isn't long for this world which is too bad. He was the Justin Bieber of his day, only smarter...
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Taylor Swift's "Reputation" may only extend to album sales, and just for her first week. Otherwise, "Reputation" is not burning up the radio waves. The album...
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Warner Bros. "Justice League" is now officially in trouble. Friday's opening including Thursday previews comes to $38.2 million. The projected weekend gross is around...
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I don't know why, but for some reason there's been almost no Oscar campaign for Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories." Gold Derby, a thing...
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Taylor Swift's first sales week for "Reputation" put her at number 1 of course. She sold 1.3 million copies, all CDs and downloads, no...