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 amazing Stevie Wonder, 61 years young and kicking it at the Apollo last night, told me he wants to do new albums. This...
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The great short story writer, novelist, and essayist -- and humorist-- Laurie Colwin would have been 67 today. Tragically she died in her sleep...
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It was an old school night for Stevie Wonder as he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Apollo Theater. Several artists performed his...
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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" opens tonight after beginning previews six months ago. The good news: I'm told that the show's masterful creator,...
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Will Jamie Foxx be joining Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"? That's the talk as the film--which already sounds great and it hasn't even been filmed....
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Well, I may have to eat my hat. The inside word from The Weinstein Company is that Madonna's effort as a movie director, "W.E.,"...
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One of the big topics last night at the Tony Awards: word that Matthew Broderick will replace Harry Connick, Jr. in a long planned...
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The great rock and roll and R&B singer Carl Gardner, Sr., leader of the Coasters, died yesterday at age 83. "Carl was one of...
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What a scene backstage at the Tony Awards, in a room next to the cramped Beacon Theater. Audemars Piguet watches had a contest for...
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Believe it or not, Jon Cryer still hasn't a word from his former co-star, Charlie Sheen. Cryer and Sheen were co-stars for eight seasons...