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 Rolling Stones posted a video on YouTube this morning with no fanfare--about the concerts I've told you about exclusively. The London O2 arena...

Mark Hotton has been arrested and will be arraigned this morning in New York in the scam surrounding the Broadway musical "Rebecca." The government...
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Mary Wilson is the hardest working woman in show business after more than 50 years. Yes, Mary, 68, and looking like a million bucks,...
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Robert Zemeckis is in town for the premiere of his excellent drama, "Flight," the closing film of the New York Film Festival. Yes, "Flight"...
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Exclusive: James Franco, already an Oscar nominee in the lead category for "127 Hours," is throwing his hat in this year's race. I'm told...

I don't know why, but Adam Scott has directed himself and Jon Hamm in a remake of the "Simon & Simon" opening sequence. It's...
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Bruce Springsteen is joining the presidential race. He's coming to an Obama rally in Parma, Ohio on October 18th, where he will no doubt...
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Justin Bieber's fifteen minutes of fame are coming to an end. In a move of utter desperation, Bieber's management-- according to several entertainment sites--supposedly created...
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James Bond is back. "Skyfall" premiered this week at the London Film Festival. The top critic, Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail, gave it...
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Imagine that when the Rolling Stones first hit it big in 1964, two years into their career, they were considered avant garde. They were...