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.

This just came in from Ken Sunshine's office. What a terrible shame. I had the pleasure of meeting him several times, and Hamlisch was...
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I wonder if Anna Wintour, who helped organize tonight's Obama fundraiser at Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman's Westport, Connecticut farm house, has any idea...
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How much do I like Paris Jackson? Except for penchant for staying up all night-- Paris, go to bed!-- she's got a great attitude....
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Yeesh. Warner Bros. has moved Baz Luhrmann's 3D version of "The Great Gatsby" out of Oscar contention. It's going to come out in Summer...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master"-- said to be based on the story of L. Ron Hubbard inventing Scientology--got a surprise screening the other night...
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This morning, according to the Connecticut Post, there was gunfire in Bridgeport, Connecticut around 2am.  A gold Hummer was somehow involved. Yesterday the city...
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Yes, it's August 6th, and the Oscars are a million weeks away. But still, things are starting to rumble as films line up. It's...
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Meryl Streep showed up at the Apple store in Soho this afternoon for a Q&A to promote "Hope Springs" wearing a big white bandage...
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"The Dark Knight Rises" is finally shaking off the box office blues it suffered in the aftermath of the Aurora tragedy. While it doesn't...
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Oprah's OWN Network is a pretty public failure. No one's watching it, and I frankly have no idea where it is. The Discovery Network...