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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Oscar winning director-writer Paul Haggis left the cult of Scientology in a big way: he participated in both Lawrence Wright's award winning book "Going...
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There's a place for Steven Spielberg, and apparently it's on New York's Upper West Side in the 1950s. A casting call has gone out...
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"Murphy Brown" is coming back. CBS has ordered a 13 episode pick up for the 90s sitcom starring Candice Bergen. The whole cast is...
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Elton John announced his semi-retirement from touring today with panache and spectacle, exactly as you might...
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EXCLUSIVE Sting has agreed to perform at the Grammy Awards Sunday. And we don't have to wait anymore for the official release of Sting's...
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"Mudbound" is a serious, searing drama set in the dust bowl 1930s. The acclaimed film now has an Oscar nominated for best adapted screenplay...
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I feel bad for Dylan Farrow. She's been wound up by her mother, Mia Farrow, and her brother, Ronan. Today she attacked Justin Timberlake on...
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Hugh Masakela has died at 78. Famous for a world of music, the South African trumpeteer was best known in the world for "Grazing...
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The Oscar nominations find one studio-- Fox-- fighting against itself with 3 of the 9 Best Picture nominations. Congrats to the filmmakers and to...
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Legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond announced today he'e been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. He's immediately giving up touring, and has canceled shows in Australia and...