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.

It's going to be quite the opening night for the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Lana dek Rey was reportedly going to sing, but instead...
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The Cannes press conference for The Great Gatsby was more interesting for what wasn't said than what was going on: beefy bodyguards for Leonardo...

I told you exclusively about Anne Hathaway's next movie, "Song One," which starts shooting in June in New York. Hathaway won't sing, but...

Exclusive: It does look like IFC is closing a deal to distribute the Justin Long-written and acted indie rom com "A Case of...
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The Cannes Film Festival is gearing up for Wednesday night's red carpet premiere of "The Great Gatsby." The film, with $55 million banked since...
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Is it curtains for "Spider Man" on Broadway? Not yet, but things are looking a little scary for Peter Parker and Mary Jane. For...
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A year ago I told you about Hyatt Hotels heir Dan Pritzker and his devotion to a feature film he started shooting in...
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Oscar winner and activist Angelina Jolie is always up for a fight. And so she writes in Tuesday's New York Times that during the...
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I told you all about James Toback's "Seduced and Abandoned" last week. I actually saw the film in the HBO screening room and...
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EXCLUSIVE And keep checking for updates: It's a great headline-- Paris coming to Cannes. But I've been told that Paris Jackson, who...