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 whole story of Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game," the Oscar buzzed feature about British mathematician Alan Turing, gets the cover of Time magazine...
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The Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt produced "Selma" received two thunderous standing ovations tonight at its first New York screening. Ava DuVernay's extraordinary film...
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Giorgio Moroder is back! His new single-- out now on Sony International and RCA -- is called "74 is the New 24." The album,...
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Sorry, I borrowed Nick Lowe's famous album title from the late 70s. But "Four," the new One Direction album, comes out this morning. Your...
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Whoops! After the success and debacle of the Apple episode with their new album. U2 was all set to stage a huge comeback this...
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No one is reading David Ritz's unauthorized biography of Aretha Franklin called "Respect." It sits in the book sales basement at number 6,000 on...
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During the 85 minute bore of a play called "The River," I thought about a lot of things. None of them was "The River."...
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LOL. Nile Rodgers is working on his new Chic album for spring 2015. Maybe that's when he'll be inducted into the RockHall. Also guess...
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Here's the deal: Like Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes is from Canada. Unlike Bieber, Mendes...

No one watched the Hollywood Film Awards last night, least of all young people. The show took 4.14 million total viewers. A half million...