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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Lady Gaga has just finished up her Tony Bennett tour and project. So what's next? I can tell you: Gaga produced and recorded a secret...
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We announced Woody Allen's new cast back on July 16th. Today, it was announced officially. Parker Posey is repeating from "Irrational Man." Jesse Eisenberg...
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What a week for Paul McCartney! He wowed the crowd at Lollapalooza with one of his three hour shows replete with Beatles and Wings...
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John Legend already has an Oscar for Best Song-- he won it with Common for "Glory" this year from the movie "Selma." He also...
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I hope that "Ricki and the Flash" isn't the most misunderstood movie of the year. On the web, I've seen comments ranging all over...
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It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing: Tony Bennett turns 89 today. He's just finishing his long our with Lady...
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It's been a few years since Aretha Franklin's come west for a big Los Angeles show. The audience at the Microsoft (formerly Nokia) Theater...
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The mission was impossible, to be the biggest opening in the Mission Impossible series. Rogue Nation comes in second, with $56 million. In 2000,...
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The big news this morning is that roughly the same people who went to the last couple of "Mission Impossible" movies saw "Rogue Nation"...
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The amazing Valerie Harper is out of the hospital and recuperating after a much publicized health episode. She's been appearing on stage in Ogunquit,...