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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It looks like Lady Gaga's amazon sale really exhausted her audience. "Born this Way" sold only 105,000 in its second week. It dropped 38%...
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Here's a little shocked from the Motion Picture Academy. They said tonight that they won't guarantee the Best Picture category will have 10 nominees....
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And so the "Spider Man" after party meant what seemed like thousands of people tried to jam into the Bowl Mor lanes on West...
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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" finally opened last night, and it is better. There's no question that some needed editing, rearranging, and adding...
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The amazing Stevie Wonder, 61 years young and kicking it at the Apollo last night, told me he wants to do new albums. This...
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The great short story writer, novelist, and essayist -- and humorist-- Laurie Colwin would have been 67 today. Tragically she died in her sleep...
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It was an old school night for Stevie Wonder as he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Apollo Theater. Several artists performed his...
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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" opens tonight after beginning previews six months ago. The good news: I'm told that the show's masterful creator,...
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Will Jamie Foxx be joining Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"? That's the talk as the film--which already sounds great and it hasn't even been filmed....
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Well, I may have to eat my hat. The inside word from The Weinstein Company is that Madonna's effort as a movie director, "W.E.,"...