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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EXCLUSIVE While Santa Barbara killer Elliot Rodger "rotted in loneliness," his father, Peter Rodger, was anything but unable to enjoy women. Peter Rodger isn't just...
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The Cannes Jury has voted. Winter Sleep, a three hour Turkish film, won the Palme D'or. Julianne Moore was Best actress for Maps to the...
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EXCLUSIVE: It does seem as though Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" will roll this November. Sources I've talked to have said the cast will...
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The "Xscape" phenom is over. Billboard put it at number 2 in its debut, hitsdailydouble.com gave it number 1. But even Hits concedes the...
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Quentin Tarantino is here. He's in Cannes for tonight's 20th anniversary showing of "Pulp Fiction." Tomorrow night he introduces the closing night film, Clint...
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UPDATE MAY 25TH: Got a lot of positive feedback on this piece. Day after, saw their black Mercedes 350 sedan, stamped with amFAR name,...
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Chris Turcotte is in his early 30s. He lives near Providence, Rhode Island and works for a self-described witch (she's Wiccan) who runs a...
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Last night in Cannes: John Travolta and Kelly Preston were flown in to host a high priced event promoting an environmentally controversial project. The...
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Michael Jackson fans really came through for their beloved star. The "Xscape" album beat the new release from the Black Keys and took the...
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Mariah Carey's new album, "The Elusive Chanteuse," is streaming on iTunes Radio (if you can figure it out let me know). The album is...