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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UPDATE: I'm told that the "Cheek to Cheek" album will be issued on Lady Gaga's label, Interscope, and not Sony/Columbia, where Tony Bennett has...
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Darlene Love is having a good year. She was featured in the Oscar winning doc "20 Feet to Stardom." That led to her singing...
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It's getting around time to firm up the annual Person of the Year for MusiCares' annual pre-Grammy fundraising dinner. Past recipients include Sting, Bruce...
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Fans: what do you think is going on here? Let me know.
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What the heck was Whoopi Goldberg doing on the Today show this morning? Whoopi hosts The View on ABC, a rival network. And a...
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Word is coming out of Comic Con in San Diego: Quentin Tarantino has confirmed my May 24th scoop. "The Hateful Eight" will be shot....
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Get this: the creeps at MDA-- Muscular Dystrophy Association-- have found a new way to exploit Jerry Lewis. They're currently holding a vote on...
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Scarlett Johansson, nine months pregnant and unable to do any promotion, outwitted The Rock last night. Scarlett's fans said a definitive "I Love Lucy"...
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The film festival wars get more interesting. Toronto just announced that "The Judge," starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, will be their premiere...
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Troye Sivan. I never heard of him before this past Wednesday. My twin 14 year old nieces told me about him. He's a huge...