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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So: when I saw Lee Daniels' "The Butler" at an early screening, there was a little section in the mid 1970s that featured Gladys...
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Exclusive: I told you last week that Lindsay Lohan was "circling" a role in Ben Affleck's next directing project, called "Live By Night." Affleck's...
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Exclusive: Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly are part of the Brooklyn acting elite (at least I think they, as well as Emily Mortimer and...

CBS's Les Moonves has responded to Time Warner Cable's ridiculous suggestion that the TV network split up its deal and take an 'a la...
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The big Ziegfeld premiere for "Lee Daniels' The Butler" was as star studded as the film. And the stars stayed later at the Bowery...

Prince-- the artist known as-- is coming to NYC in like two weeks. Are you ready? He's booked six shows at the smallish, very...

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The reverberations from Leah Remini's Scientology exit continue: last week Oscar winning "Crash" writer-director Paul Haggis posted an open letter to Remini giving her...
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Ryan Reynolds is very much in the movie world right now, what with "RIPD" and "Turbo" each in release. Of course, they're not exactly...