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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"Jersey Boys," directed by Clint Eastwood, is a modest box office hit for a movie. In six days it's made about $18 million and...
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A movie called "Begin Again" opens today in New York and Los Angeles, around the rest of the country on July 2nd. Mark Ruffalo,...
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ABC News is in disarray, but it's not too surprising. Tonight, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy were unceremoniously dumped from "The View." With Barbara...
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The Academy has sent invites to 271 new members who'll be able to vote on the Oscars. Happy is Pharrell Williams, who's among the...
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Last night, John Carney's "Begin Again" played through the roof at its premiere downtown at the SVA Theater. Then stars Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley,...
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The new "CSI: Cyber" already stars Patricia Arquette, Gil Bellows, and Torrey Devito among others. But the cast must be growing, as word went...
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Facebook-- my enemy, as I do not understand the oversharing-- is an almost all white company, full of men. According their own data, they...
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So much for "AKA." Jennifer Lopez's new album sold just 33,815 copies in its first week and finishes at number 6. Just to compare:...
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Eli Wallach was one of the greats, not just in movies but in television theater as well. He and Anne Jackson were one New...