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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When she's not being a diva at local events, Mariah Carey is hard at work in the Hamptons. Her manager and producer Randy Jackson,...
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from the Academy: Howard Koch, Jr., a popular producer of commercial films, has been named the new prez of AMPAS. He has a long...
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Is "The Dark Knight Rises" a monster hit? It will cross the $300 million mark tonight after 11 days in release. That sounds  like...
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Rene Russo was the queen of the big budget movie. Think of it. Her costars were Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Clint Eastwood, Kevin Costner,...
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I actually posted a link to the Wachowskis' video promo for "Cloud Atlas" last week. Suddenly, though, it's taken off again. Here's the link:...
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It's Oscar season soon, so it's time for tributes and special awards that will highlight directors of Oscar buzzed films. Now we're told that...
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We saw James Bond parachute with the Queen into Olympic Stadium last week, didn't we? And then there he was, with the Queen, on...
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Jeremy Renner was already being set up as the new Tom Cruise in this summer's "Mission Impossible 4." His role in Tony Gilroy's "The...
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We are first to report this development in the Jackson saga: The executors of the Michael Jackson estate have sent a letter to most...
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Madonna is coming to Yankee Stadium on September 6th and 8th. The first show is sold out, technically. The second one is not. Madonna's...