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 film word is buzzing. It's a great publicity stunt. On Monday night at 7pm, a film billed as a work in progress will...
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I just read New York Magazine's piece on Diane Passage, the (former stripper) wife of incarcerated and convicted swindler to the stars Ken Starr....
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Arista Records is over. The new management at Sony's RCA division have put the venerable label started by Clive Davis to sleep at age...
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As I wrote and reported first, the West Memphis Three are coming to the New York Film Festival on Monday. They're doing a day...
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It was like the old days last night in New York: a big, fancy premiere at the Ziegfeld for George Clooney's "Ides of March,"...
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UPDATE: Exclusive.It does appear that the "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" has simply hit the wall. There's no money to move forward,...
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"Melancholia" director Lars von Trier just had his pr firm send out this statement regarding his Hitler and Nazi comments from last May's Cannes...
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The two part, four hour Martin Scorsese documentary, "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" is a big meal, almost an encyclopedia of the...
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Exclusive: I don't know if she knows it, but Lady Gaga is getting a Lifetime movie biopic. A casting call has gone out for...
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Alicia Keys -- Grammy winner, newcomer from a decade ago--has really spread her wings in showbiz. She's now writing music for the new Broadway...