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.

Once upon a time, Martin Scorsese and Liza Minnelli were quite an item. This was in a decade called the 1970s. Scorsese directed Minnelli...
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The CBGB's movie is coming, and everyone who ever went there is ducking and hiding. Among them Linda Ramone, widow of Johnny Ramone. She...
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It's the mid summer blahs on Broadway, but not for musicals. They are all booming, even "Spider Man" as it hunts for a new...
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"Selma" was the movie Lee Daniels was trying to put together until "The Butler" set his silver tray down in Daniels' lap. The rest...
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I like Jennifer Aniston a lot, but I am baffled by the movies she picks. Tomorrow (Wednesday), "We're the Millers" opens and it's being...
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Sylvester Stallone or whoever Tweets for him is having a meltdown. His official account has just announced that Harrison Ford is replacing Bruce Willis...
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This track appears on Lady Gaga's Soundcloud site today. Little Monsters, listen and discuss. "Do you want to see the girl behind the aura?...

What year is it again? A major price cut from iTunes last week pushed a bunch of Golden Oldies artists into the top 50...
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I am so sorry to hear that Nat Weiss, a legend in the record business, passed away last Wednesday. Nat lived on the Upper...