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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Nothing Christie Brinkley can do will rid her of Peter Cook. Months ago, I was told by insiders about Cook’s latest attack on Brinkley in...
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The film about Michael Jackson’s tour rehearsals, “This Is It,” is being kept fairly secret right up until its opening. “This Is It” is set...
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The biggest news on Broadway last night, besides Jude Law’s stunning debut in “Hamlet,” is that Kate Winslet and Hugh Jackman...
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The CD...
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For once, the Hamptons International Film Festival looks good. It starts Thursday and runs through the weekend, with Sharon Stone leading a parade of...
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Oliver Stone has started shooting “Wall Street 2″ with Carey Mulligan. Sort of. There are rumors that the film hasn’t had a smooth take...
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The much anticipated, magnificently expensive Julie Taymor-directed musical of “Spider-Man,” with music by U2, may have its financial backers. Sources say that Jim Stern, of...
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There was sad news last Friday for the indie film world. Disney is downsizing the new, or faux, Miramax. This is the post-Weinstein...
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    Carrie Fisher -- a five-foot tall ball of fire  --  may be Broadway’s hottest ticket this morning, more so...