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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Christopher Nolan's very big budget, big studio, big screen "Interstellar": it's three hours long, and completely insane. Some of it is a tribute to...
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Hi ho! "The Lone Ranger" disaster wasn't enough to stop Gore Verbinski from directing another movie. Word has it that he will shoot a...
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Not a great morning for "Interstellar" or Paramount. The review embargo just lifted. This is not "Gravity." Reviews are mixed, even the good ones....
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Prince's set on this week's "Saturday Night Live" will be unusual. He's worked out an 8 minute jam session for the show. This will...
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OMFG as they say on the interweb. Lena Dunham, the clever, heavily tattoed semi-annoying creator of "Girls"has fallen into some kind of social network...
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First the good news. The New York Times review of "The Last Ship," Sting's original musical-- the only new original musical this season not...
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Yikes. "Men, Women and Children," made just $60,000 this weekend in over 500 theaters. Directed by Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air," "Juno") and...
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SUNDAY UPDATE  It was a weekend total of $20 mil for "Ouija," $14 mil for "John Wick" and $13 mil for "Fury." Producer Jason Blum...
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Pigs are flying. Stephen Hawking has joined Facebook just in time for the Oscar campaign for "The Theory of Everything." Didn't you hope Hawking...
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The Gotham Awards are the first out of the box in December. The sort of Spirit Awards East gave the cast of Foxcatcher a...