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.

I don't get this at all. But hey, whatever...Tom Hanks' movie "Captain Phillips" is opening the London Film Festival. The Paul Greengrass movie about...
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Selena Gomez has her first number 1 album. It's called "Stars Dance." Her third album, it sold 95,514 copies-- almost 20,000 more than her...
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I am happy to report that country singer Randy Travis was released today from Baylor Medical Center in Texas. He's headed to a rehab...
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I wrote this night before last, but I see it got turned around elsewhere. So here's the story: Yes, Lindsay Lohan was supposed to...
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Well, well. Everything is on YouTube, isn't it? Thanks to many Michael Jackson fans, we learned that both of the demos Michael did with...
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"Elysium" is here. The Neill Blomkamp sci-fi release premiered last night in New York. If you love sci-fi, you're going to love this intensely...

The Oscars are now run totally by women. You can feel it getting better already. Tonight the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
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I just spoke to Carly Simon, who's back on Martha'a Vineyard after her triumphant appearance with Taylor Swift the other night at Foxboro Stadium....
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Eileen Brennan has passed away at age 80. It's amazing that she lived that long, because her 1982 accident was so devastating. She and...
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Exclusive: It was an innocent question. At a lunch today for pop legend Darlene Love and super singer Lisa Fischer, stars of "Twenty Feet...