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.

Actor Justin Long, his co-writing brother and a friend, plus director Kat Coiro made a plea last night from the stage of the Tribeca...
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So there they were: in the audience at the Lincoln Center tribute to Barbra Streisand were disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner and his...

Richie Havens WAS Woodstock. He died this afternoon ate age 72 apparently from a sudden heart attack. What a shame. One of the great...

Thanks to the Smoking Gun website, we have the arrest report for Reese Witherspoon (real name Laura Jean) and husband (and agent) Jim Toth....
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It's not like anyone thinks Justin Bieber's music is any good aside from screaming teens. Even the people who pick the Juno Awards in...
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The first important theater nominations are out, from the hard working Outer Critics Circle. They cover Broadway and off Broadway, so it's pretty comprehensive....

I told you, kids. Sharon Stone is returning to amFAR's Cinema in Cannes event in May. amFAR just announced what I told you...
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The 2013 Cannes Film Festival just got really interesting. Guess who's coming to dinner? Kim Novak. The siren star of the screen from the...

This is it. This is the week feared by everyone. The last week of the Broadway Tony season overlaps with the Tribeca Film Festival....
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"Mad Men" was so good tonight that I hate to point out the one big mistake at the start of the episode. Joan --...