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 awards are being announced now. As I predicted on Twitter, Vincent Lindon won Best Actor, Emmanuelle Bercot won Best Actress (tied with Rooney...
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This weekend's box office will be the worst for a Memorial Day since 2001. "Tomorrowland," a bad movie, narrowly edged out hold over "Pitch...
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John Forbes Nash, 86, and his wife, Alicia, 82, died yesterday on the New Jersey Turnpike in a taxi accident. Nash was the brilliant...
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"Tomorrowland" fell short last night at the box office. Disney was hoping for a $12 million opening. All they got was $9.7 million. The...
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Neil Young, god bless him. He's a rebel. His new album come June 16th is called "The Monsanto Years." The first video is called...
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"Grace of Monaco" finally comes to Lifetime this Monday. Oliver Dahan's drama about Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier was supposed to be an Oscar...
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Mary Elizabeth and Ashley Olsen will not be playing Michelle Tanner on "Fuller House," the "Full House" reboot on Netflix. Apparently they were too...
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UPDATE: amFAR's Cannes gala raised less than it did last year, although it's hard to say-- on purpose. Now they say they raised $30...
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I've covered entertainment in New York for about 30 years, give or take. In all that time I have never seen David Letterman outside...
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David Letterman's final episode hit a 10 year high in early local ratings reports. And his show pushed James Corden's late start "Late Late...