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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"The Descendants" opened yesterday to just about 100% rave reviews. Alexander Payne, who's made "Sideways" and "About Schmidt" and "Election," knows how to adapt...
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Score one for NBC. After years of putting up with the Hollywood Foreign Press, and paying them millions for licensing the Golden Globes show,...

So many movies, so little time, so much confusion: the Peggy Siegal Company is so busy throwing screenings-and... parties for all the movies opening...

The number 1 album this week is "Blue Slide Park" by Mac Miller, real name Malcolm McCormick. He's a 19 year old white Jewish...

Today Frank Cascio publishes his extraordinary book, "My Friend Michael," about his life with Michael Jackson, from Harper Collins. The publisher has shared with...

Rocker Sting made a surprise appearance to the Apple store on the Upper West Side Monday night--and debuted his new "Appumentary" from Radical Media....

Michael Jackson was not a pedophile. So says Frank Cascio, who grew up with Jackson as a kid along with his siblings. Cascio, now...

Tennessee Williams, the late and legendary playwright of "Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Glass Menagerie," approves of actor James Franco. I know that because...

Last night's swanky premiere of "My Week with Marilyn" brought out stars Michelle Williams and Kenneth Branagh, Zoe Wanamaker and Dominic Cooper, the film's...

Six music bloggers are competing for tickets to this year's MusiCares Person of the Year dinner honoring Paul McCartney. Now you can read all...