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 the heck was Whoopi Goldberg doing on the Today show this morning? Whoopi hosts The View on ABC, a rival network. And a...
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Word is coming out of Comic Con in San Diego: Quentin Tarantino has confirmed my May 24th scoop. "The Hateful Eight" will be shot....
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Get this: the creeps at MDA-- Muscular Dystrophy Association-- have found a new way to exploit Jerry Lewis. They're currently holding a vote on...
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Scarlett Johansson, nine months pregnant and unable to do any promotion, outwitted The Rock last night. Scarlett's fans said a definitive "I Love Lucy"...
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The film festival wars get more interesting. Toronto just announced that "The Judge," starring Robert Downey Jr and Robert Duvall, will be their premiere...
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Troye Sivan. I never heard of him before this past Wednesday. My twin 14 year old nieces told me about him. He's a huge...
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Jessica Chastain is such a gifted actress, I thought she could handle anything. But she told me last night that Guillermo Del Toro's new...
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This is why Jimmy Fallon's show is so great. Sophisticated, elegant, funny. Steve Allen is smiling in heaven.
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Aside from the "Mission Impossible' movies, Tom Cruise has not had a $100 million movie since 2005. That's nine years since Steven Spielberg's  "War...
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Oscar winner Halle Berry's foray into TV may be over soon. Her much hyped sci fi CBS series, "Extant," dropped 27% in the ratings...