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 Lone Ranger" takes place in the 1860s, sometime after the Gettysburg Address. But late in the movie a band in Texas plays Tchaikovsky's...
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Hi ho and away we go. Is "The Lone Ranger" going to be Disney's "John Carter" of summer 2013? Yikes. Breaking the review embargo,...
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Last week was a strange one indeed when it came to James Gandolfini's funeral. Forget Hilaria Baldwin and her non-Twitter non-scandal. Right after Gandolfini...
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Jennifer Lopez is NOT apologizing for singing "Happy Birthday" last night to the Turkmenistan dictator. She also isn't giving back the reported $2.5 million...

Wade Robson is the young man who is now suing Michael Jackson's estate. He claims Jackson molested him from age 7 to 14.  Thanks...

Those "FBI" files in the UK Daily Mirror are from people who were discredited a long time ago. The so-called files that belong to...

I've been alerted to a story in the British press about Michael Jackson paying off 24 families of children he supposedly molested. Readers of...

Jennifer Lopez is performing tonight for the dictator of Turkmenistan. Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow is celebrating his 56th birthday by having Lopez and her crew put...
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"The Heat" -- with its funny female cops-- squashed other box office newcomer "White House Down" on Friday night. But "Monsters University" beat...
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UPDATE SUNDAY 12:10PM: "White House" down came in at 4th place for the weekend, taking in a meager $25million. That's about a tenth of...