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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"Once"--do you remember this fine indie film from 2006? It went on to win the Academy Award for Best Song ("Falling Slowly"). The movie...
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If Angelina Jolie had a press person or cared about the press she might not be in so much trouble today. She's being sued...
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The Sundance Film Festival has announced 13 premieres for this year's festival, which begins January 19, 2012. Big stars like Bruce Willis, Susan Sarandon,...
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Good news. Bruce Beresford's "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding," which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, has been picked up by IFC Films. The charming...
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Exclusive: Mariah Carey and little Justin Bieber are set to perform on "X Factor." Their December 15th performance will be of their new duet...
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Stephen Daldry has not only finished "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close"--he's screened it on Sunday evening for the Hollywood Foreign Press in New York....
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Director Jason Reitman's reunion with "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody, "Young Adult," is a mixed bag--good acting, nicely made, but nothing that anyone will be...
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Just when you thought the world had gone to hell, there are flickers of hope: "The Artist," "Hugo," and "My Week with Marilyn"-- movies...
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Considering how serious "The Help" really is, it's nice to see the Oscar buzzed actresses from it have a sense of humor. At a...
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Michael Jackson's charming father, Joe Jackson, won't stop 'til he gets enough. He's just announced that he's released a documentary about himself, come February....