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 reboot of "Dallas" is coming for a third season on TNT in February. It's the first time "Dallas" is being attempted without Larry...
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I don't know who or what is putting together tonight's premiere of "Out of the Furnace." But the "Deer Hunter" like movie's producers must...
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Six time Tony Award winner Julie Harris, first lady of the American theater, got an all-star send off this afternoon from a bunch of...
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Here are the 15 documentaries on the Oscar shortlist. Five lucky nominees will be culled from this list. They are each very good films,...
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EXCLUSIVE: Stanley Donen, who will turn 90 next April, is considering a directing comeback after 30 years. The legendary director of movie musicals including...
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The New York Film Critics got it mostly right-- and white-- choosing their award winners today. They did pick Steve McQueen for Best Director...
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Billy Joel is going to play one show a month for the rest of his life at Madison Square Garden. He already has four...
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It was emotional night for the family of James Gandolfini. The late actor received a special lifetime achievement honor at the Gotham Awards, presented...
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What to do when your album isn't selling? Try giving it away, almost. Lady Gaga's ARTPOP has been such a dud that amazon.com has...
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A big Broadway day: over the weekend Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's "Kinky Boots" broke a house record at the Hirschfield Theater. They took...