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.

Between Venice and Telluride, the 2014 Academy Awards are over. Just like that. Staying in New York this Labor Day weekend, I'm getting a...

Well, all you One Direction fans. You did not get out there last night to help the Faux Fab Five beat Justin Bieber's opening...
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Exclusive: details are still sketchy, but I am told that the Whitney Houston estate is putting together a documentary about the late singer. Executor...
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The only person who'd agree to be an "American Idol" judge was finally named one tonight. Harry Connick, Jr. auditioned last spring for a...
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Everyone can calm down. Lindsay Lohan is just fine, thanks. She didn't show up at the Venice Film Festival because she says she wasn't...

The number 1 album on iTunes today features a song that advocates putting on a mask, getting a gun and committng a hold up....
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It's Labor Day weekend so there must be a Labor Day telethon, right? Wrong. There's a two hour show on Sunday night on ABC,...
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Exclusive: J.D. Salinger is getting more exposure than he ever wanted right now. Next week, a documentary and an accompanying book are released by...
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Congratulations Selena Gomez and Ethan Hawke: you are in the single worst movie of the year. "Getaway," which opens tomorrow, rates a big fat...
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Clint Eastwood's 17 year marriage to Dina Ruiz is over after 17 years and one daughter. They're the second A list Hollywood marriage to...