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 SUN 5:55PM: TMZ and other outlets report that Bobbi Kristina has been placed in an induced coma by doctors. Keep refreshing... EARLIER: I used...
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Sunday is the Super Bowl. But in the next couple of weeks will come bigger news from the NFL: whether or not Roger Goodell...
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We see low numbers on Rotten Tomatoes. But zero-- that is, 0-- the goose egg, is rare. But such is the rating for "The...
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James Franco is going to direct an all star cast in a feature film based on John Steinbeck's "In Dubious Battle." This might be...
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Reports from Bloomberg and elsewhere say Jay Z has bought Aspiro AB, a media company that has a digital music streaming service in Poland,...
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Fox Searchlight is putting "Birdman" into the Ziegfeld for two weeks starting today. What better way to say We have the Best Picture? They're...
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Does Nathan Lane have drawing power on Broadway? Evidently, a lot. When he and Matthew Broderick were starring in "It's Only a Play" during...
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"American Idol" is suffering in the ratings already. Last night the show drew a total of 9.24 million viewers and was swamped by "The...
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Woody Allen's new movie, a drama starring Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, and Parker Posey, has a name. It's called "Irrational Man" and will be...
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There were plenty of celebrities in the room last week when Oscar winner Anne Hathaway and her producer husband Adam Shulman premiered their movie...