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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Morgan Freeman played Nelson Mandela in "Invictus." Here's his birthday message for the great South African leader who turns 95 today.
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The big news out of the Emmy nominations this morning: "House of Cards," shown on Netflix, not a network or even a cable outlet,...
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I am trying to understand the latest release from the British Columbia coroner. This is from the office of Barb McLintock, a woman who...
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And now to Cote de Pablo, the beautiful Chilean actress who's played beautiful, mysterious Ziva on "NCIS" for eight of the show's 10 years....

What can I say? Snoop Dogg aka Lion teaches Larry King to rap. And Snoop interviews him. Snoop Dogg has come the longest way...
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Terrence Malick--his story just keeps getting weirder and weirder. His latest movie, "To the Wonder," was completely unwatchable. It made slightly more than...
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Get ready because this weekend is going to be some weird blood bath at the box office. It's Wednesday morning and things don't look...
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Now that the coroner has revealed Cory Monteith's cause of death-- heroin overdose with alcohol--there will be a lot of questions. What kind of...
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Jay Z reached his own Holy Grail: his "Magna Carta" album sold 528,802 copies and debuts this week at number 1. That amount is...

UPDATE: "Glee" star Cory Monteith died of a mixture of heroin, drug toxicity and alcohol according to the Vancouver coroner. Barb McLintock of...