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.

Hugh Grant, off our movie screens for a bit, is coming back. He's making a romantic comedy written and directed by Marc Lawrence, of...
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Right now Frankie Valli is sitting pretty at the Broadway Theater, selling out seven shows spaced over ten days. Next up: Barry Manilow. Bette...
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What's worse? Being dropped by cycling or by Hollywood? On Friday, three days before today's announcement that he is stripped of all his Tour...
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There are several stories that intertwine through "The Exonerated," a play reading that took root ten years ago at the Culture Project on Bleecker...

Endorsements are coming in from various newspapers and magazines for the presidential race. Now The New Yorker weighs in for President Obama's re-election. It...
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Taylor Swift's "Red" album could be called "More Songs About Breaking Up with Boys...Some Who Are Famous." There are 16 songs. On three of...
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Now that Barbra Streisand has played Brooklyn's Barclays Center, can Neil Diamond be far behind? Our LEAH SYDNEY chatted with Neil and hobnobbed with...
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I was lucky enough to have a little adventure with former senator George McGovern at the 2008 Democratic Convention in Denver, Colorado. That was...
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And so it goes. Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy" is still out there in about 70 theaters. But since its release on October 5th, the...
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The Taylor Swift media and merchandise blitz arrives tonight at midnight. So does her CD, called "Red," which will be downloadable starting at midnight....