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 King's Speech" is headed to Broadway. But readers of this column know I broke this story last year--that David Seidler wrote the script...
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"Hugo," Martin Scorsese and Paramount's big family friendly entry for Thanksgiving, was the surprise screening at the New York Film Festival. Billed as a...
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The celebrated West Memphis Three-- Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jesse Misskelley, Jr. -- made their first appearance together today since being released from prison...
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Can Rosie O'Donnell save Oprah's OWN network? My guess is, yes. Tonight at 7 eastern time, Rosie goes live with "The Rosie Show" and...
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It won't be in theaters for a few weeks, but "My Week with Marilyn" premiered last night at the New York Film Festival and...
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Maybe it's a good omen. Paul McCartney got married today for the third time, and it was also John Lennon's 71st birthday. The always...
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Paul McCartney gets married today to Nancy Shevell, which will be a nice thing for everyone. But it's nicest for Arlen Blakeman, Nancy's 18...
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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...