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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"Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father," has sent out a casting call for 80 roles. The Barry Levinson-directed film, produced by Marco Fiore...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has issued its list of nominees for 2012, and it's a doozy. No Sting or Bon Jovi,...
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Exclusive: The remake of "Sparkle" is on the road to starting next month. Whitney Houston, already announced, will play Jordin Sparks's mother. In this...
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Alana Stewart just sent us this message: I would like to make a few statements regarding the inquiry by The California Attorney General's Office into...
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No good deed goes unpunished. Plant a story on the inter-web and watch it grow! By Sunday night, the world probably thought the Farrah...
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Roberta Flack's Beatles album is ready. I think I first reported this project in the 1870s. But it turns out, it was worth waiting...
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Brad Pitt's efforts to get an Oscar nomination were nearly eaten by Simba the lion and his friends over the weekend. "Moneyball," a great...
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"Moneyball" is a gorgeous grand slam of a movie that should hit all the right notes with Academy voters. Its opening weekend looks like...
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Broadway's $70 million "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" actually started performances in mid November 2010, if you recall. Coming up on the year...
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Today, "All My Children" leaves the air after 41 years. It's the third soap opera to close up shop in as many years. Its...