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.
0 800

It's been a tough day. But this news is gratifying. Fans have put 18 singles and 17 albums by Aretha Franklin on the iTunes charts. Aretha...
0 1538

Aretha Franklin had duet hits with George Michael and Annie Lennox later in...
0 813

Clive Davis has posted a message on Twitter about Aretha Franklin. He wrote: "I’m absolutely devastated by Aretha’s passing. She was truly one of a...
0 12057

Exclusive: Aretha Franklin Tribute Concert Planned for NYC November 14th, She Approved It I...
0 1481

Neil Burger's excellent comedy, "The Upside," has found a home. STX has partnered with the Weinstein Company's assets buyer, Lantern, to release the film....
0 1935

Raise your hand if you thought Jack Nicholson would never actually make the American version of "Toni Erdmann." Nicholson's last film was in 2010, and...
0 995

Paul McCartney has sex on his mind at 76. Maybe that's why he looks so youthful. His new single is called "Fuh You." Yikes....
0 1422

Here's the poster for Michael Moore's new film "Fahrenheit 11/9." He's not pulling any punches, and you know exactly what this is about. It's...
0 1011

"Who is America?" dropped some more in the ratings Sunday night, down to 269,000 viewers. It had been up over 300,000. But Sacha Baron Cohen's...
0 839

The reason I wrote my story on Saturday night about Aretha Franklin's health crisis was simply to instigate a flood of messages of love...