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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Stick a fork in Mitt Romney. Maybe he had some good ideas about something. But his interview in Fortune says it all. He wants...
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Exclusive: it's all coming soon, and details are still sketchy. But I'm told that Whitney Houston will be getting big tributes this Christmas from...
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An 80 year real estate rivalry may be the back story for what's really going on between 22 year old country singer Taylor Swift...
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"Jersey Boys." the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is still a big big hit on Broadway. But come October 19th, the...
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Janet Jackson continues her descent into post-career madness: she's charging her mother for use of her Las Vegas condo. Katherine Jackson has asked the...
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UPDATE As I predicted, "Not Fade Away" chosen for NYFF. Earlier: A little lost in the pre-Oscar buzz but back now: "Not Fade...
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The remake of "Sparkle" is a meandering mixed bag. But one thing will bring audiences into theaters this Friday: the final screen appearance of...
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Frank Sinatra hit number 3 this week on the charts. Really? Yes, really. A Warner/Reprise collection from 2008 called "Nothing But the Best" sold...
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Marvin Hamlisch's funeral at Temple Emanuel on Fifth Avenue was packed, and I mean jammed. Every seat was taken, people were standing. Candice Bergen....
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Taylor Swift is now the cheesiest performer in current pop music, which is a hard distinction considering what's out there. Her new single is...