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 Motion Picture Academy has invited a bunch of new people to join up. These folks will now all be Oscar voters -- and...
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In Hollywood there is a small circle of lawyers who handle the superstar divorces. The last time Tom Cruise got unhitched he used Dennis...
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Exclusive: I'm told Katie Holmes has fired her publicist, the very good Ina Trecoikas, and has returned to Nancy Ryder, Leslie Sloane and BWR...
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People magazine is reporting--and apparently it's confirmed--that Katie Holmes is divorcing Tom Cruise. This is like earth shaking news out of Hollywood. The pair...
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Valerie Simpson gets a minute and thirty five seconds Sunday to remember her husband on the BET Awards. She'll sing and play piano on...
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Justin Bieber's reign at number 1 lasted one week. His "Believe" album had no legs as it turned out. Just a hair cut. Hitsdailydouble.com...
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If you don't know the basic story of "Spider Man" by now, I can't help you. Besides the comic and TV shows, there were...
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Bruce Springsteen is the new Person of the Year from MusiCares. Springsteen will be honored on February 8, 2013, two nights before the Grammy...
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I had some misgivings, but David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" looks great in this trailer. Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence co-star with Robert...
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Cyndi Lauper's Broadway musical--the movie "Kinky Boots" on stage--has gotten a cast. Stark Sands, of "American Idiot," will co-star with Billy Porter. The whole...