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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So: Zac Efron. At Sony Pictures Classics' annual filmmakers dinner on Saturday night in Toronto, Zac Efron was the guy everyone wanted to meet....
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Private memorials for both composer Marvin Hamlisch and lyricist Hal David have been set. Hamlisch's memorial is planned for September 18th at Lincoln Center....
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At the North American premiere of Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder," his third wife, Alexandra "Ecky" Wallace came to the podium on the stage...
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The Wachowski Brothers, now the Wachowski siblings, premiered "Cloud Atlas" on Sunday at the Toronto Film Festival with screenwriter Tom Twyker. It's a three...
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It's always hard to field a good group for Best Actress in the Oscar race. There aren't a lot great lead roles written for...
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Today Katie Couric goes where many have tried and failed. After being miscast as a TV nightly news anchor, Couric starts her hour long...
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Kids, I was there for the summit on Saturday night at Soho House in Toronto, where everything has been happening after the movies are...
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Jennifer Lawrence is just 22 years old. She already has an Oscar nomination for "Winter's Bone." She's also the star of one of the...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" won and didn't win the Venice Film Festival tonight. "The Master" won best director and each of its actors--Philip...
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We'll miss Krisren Wiig on "Saturday Night Live," but after seeing her in "Imogene" yesterday, you know she'll be juts fine. The very funny...