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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The 2012 Sundance Film Festival films were announced recently. And while the list of those that made it looks interesting, Sundance may not have...
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The absolutely terrific actress and filmmaker, now bestselling author, Diane Keaton, published her memoir about a month ago. I'm just getting around to reading...
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"Mission: Impossible 4" or "Ghost Protocol," took in a staggering $13.6 million weekend--and it's only on 425 screens. The Brad Bird directed blockbuster is...
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Etta James. the legendary singer of "At Last" and "Tell Mama," is dying from leukemia. Her family has issued a statement asking for prayers....
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It was the penultimate movie premiere of the fall Oscar season-- Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." Or is it "Extemely Close and...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press didn't win any points with the big TV networks this morning. Indeed, their choices for Best TV Drama look like...
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The Golden Globe nominations were pretty much scandal free this morning. Everyone got something with the exception of Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud and Incredibly...
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Don't we long for some hair pulling and cat fighting among the Oscar nominees? Well, with Meryl Streep and Viola Davis in the mix,...
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Last week I reported that Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber would be performing on "X Factor." They were scheduled to sing "All I Want...
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Carly Simon is fuming mad, and I don't blame her. The legendary pop star is the subject of a new unauthorized biography by a...