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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LionsGate has two movies this fall with 90% ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is about to break box office records...
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And it's really good. This song will be nominated for an Oscar, Golden Globe etc. And presumably it's the first sign of a new...
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MONDAY 12:43PM-- Lady Gaga's ARTPOP sales figures for week 2 are being counted now. Expect a HUGE second week drop in sales as the...
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Bernie and Ruth Madoff probably never imagined they'd become the stuff of celebrity drama. First Woody Allen reinvented them for "Blue Jasmine" with Alec...
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ARTPOP has pooped out. The Lady Gaga album has already fallen from number 1 to number 8 on iTunes. Its reign at the top...
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Last night between 8 and 10pm people watched a lot of TV. But the show they watched the least was "The X Factor." Simon...
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Monty Python will begin its reunion tour on July 1, 2014. I am told by sources that will be just the beginning. The...
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UPDATE Wednesday night, 10PM EST: When the members of Monty Python hold a press conference Thursday in London, they will likely just say they're...
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Here's the companion piece video to "Gravity" made by Jonas Cuaron, son of director Alfonso. It's called "Aningaaq" and could be nominated as a...
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Jay Z's Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation was a little stingy last year about giving scholarships to students. The Foundation took in $968,300 in donations...