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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Happy Birthday, Barbra Streisand! The formidable singer-actress-director-activist-collector turns 75 today. She joins a group that includes Paul McCartney, Carole King, and Aretha Franklin among others. Who...
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I've been to a lot of parties-- in New York, Hollywood, Europe, wherever. But the best Hollywood parties are the mythic ones, in a...
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Adam Rifkin's "Dog Years" unspooled last night at the Tribeca Film Festival last night. It's a little gem of a film along the...
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Fox/Amblin has set December 27th, 2017 -- an Oscar date -- for the release of Steven Spielberg's Pentagon Papers movie. Tentatively titled "The Post,"...
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"The Promise" is pretty much of a box office bust. Terry George's sweeping romance set against the Armenian genocide cost $100 million to make....
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Kendrick Lamar's big hit right now is called "Humble." But he can afford to shed a little of his humility right now. All 14...
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We can only assume Harry Styles is living on his One Direction money and his fee for being in "Dunkirk." Why? He didn't make...
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The Wrap, a terrible entertainment website, gets it wrong again. The headline for their "Hello,Dolly!"...
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So devastated to hear that Cuba Gooding, Sr. has passed away at age 72. He was the lead singer of the Main Ingredient, a...
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Bette Midler opens tonight in "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway. This isn't a review because there are no press seats except for the main reviewers....