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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What do I do with this story? Paul McCartney, our beloved Beatle, has made a terrible choice. He's appearing on a new single in...
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So how does Meryl Streep get to the Paul Newman charity show at Lincoln Center Monday Night? She joined Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Natalie...
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"Focus," the Will Smith movie that already was thought to have underperformed, did worse than we thought. Paramount gave an estimate of $19.1 million...
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Taylor Swift sings "Welcome to New York." But she will want her song off the air the week of March 27th. That's when Abel...
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How hard is it to get film financing? Just ask John Travolta. For a few years he hoped to play John Gotti,...
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No one can get a movie together of "A Confederacy of Dunces." But now there's a play version coming to off off Broadway in...
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UPDATES: Word is filtering out that Maxwell fell and broke a glass of wine. A freak accident. Meanwhile, Jerry Greenberg tells me that "We've...
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Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised $5.8 million for AIDS research and programs last Sunday night in Hollywood. The annual Oscar party was...
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Well, it looks like William Shatner had a great time in Palm Beach last night at the International Red Cross Ball. He mixed...
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update: with spoilers So "Downton" is losing Rose and Branson. The season 5 finale was so well executed and hit every mark, from the...