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.

The Wall Street Journal has jumped the gun on Regis Philbin's possible replacement. Today they named three likely candidates from their  own imagination: Kelly...
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You may have heard that British R&B singer Joss Stone was targeted for a kidnapping and maybe worse last week in London. Two men...
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Morgan Freeman--Oscar winner and voice of god, and president of the United States in movies, gets the American Film Institute lifetime achievement award tonight....
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Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen's magnificent sax man, has died at age 69.  This column was first to report last Sunday night that Clemons had...
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Billy Joel is the most frustrating artist I know. His last album, "The River of Dreams," is almost twenty years old. Billy doesn't care....

I told you yesterday (and Page Six must have read it) that "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" stars Reeve Carney and Jennifer Damiano...
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David Geffen is a busy man. He's obviously too busy to watch an entire play. Last night he left the revival of "Born Yesterday"...
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In "Midnight in Paris." Owen Wilson time travels back to Paris in the 1920s. The film's famed director, Woody Allen, must think he's time...
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Doug Morris won't officially take over at Sony Music until July 5th even though his contract says July 1st. This has to do with...
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It looks like Lady Gaga's amazon sale really exhausted her audience. "Born this Way" sold only 105,000 in its second week. It dropped 38%...