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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Very troubling news this afternoon about yet another outwardly successful looking person in Hollywood committing suicide. I'm thinking of the popular entertainment lawyer Peter...
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The Wachowskis' "Cloud Atlas" is getting mostly shrugs from fans and critics. It made only $3.5 million last night, and will do maybe $8...
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Superstar performer and Detroit native has a good reason to root for the Tigers in the World Series this weekend. If--let's say when--the Tigers...
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Taylor Swift: does she need the Kennedys? Not really. Her "Red" album, a hodgepodge of her songs, Max Martin type production, and tabloid fodder...
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Steve Jobs named Apple Computers for Apple Records, the Beatles' company. Now from heaven he's smiling and John Lennon is probably not happy. But...
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Quentin Tarantino may be riding to the rescue of the 2012 holiday film season, but it will be at the very last minute. Messages...
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On Wednesday night at the UN, Stevie Wonder and I were talking backstage. He said, "You have to hear the song!" We promptly got...
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When director Roman Polanski was being held under house arrest in Switzerland, he made good use of his time. He and long time friend...
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The Rolling Stones played a surprise 75 minute show in a north Paris club last night. Tickets were just $20, now making the average...
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James Bond 23 opens today in the United Kingdom. Expect a windfall for "Skyfall" as for once in a long time everything is right...