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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Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" had its official premiere last night, and there's good news. After a mixed response to the work in progress version at...
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Doris Day got her third hit single inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame today--"Que Sera Sera" follows "Sentimental Journey" and "Secret Love." Bruce...
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Exclusive: The New York Film Critics Circle is putting off its vote by one day. They're moving to November 29th from November 28th. The...
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VH-1 has just announced all of its acts for its "Soul Divas" show-- and there is perhaps one actual Soul Diva--Chaka Khan. The show, which...
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Mel Gibson's personal church, Holy Family, which he built for a select group of rogue Catholics, is now worth $68 million. The latest filing...
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It was only a few minutes into "Seminar," Theresa Rebeck's new hit Broadway comedy, when I realized who Alan Rickman was playing: the famed...
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I just finished watching the 48 Hours Mystery special on CBS produced by Graydon Carter and Vanity Fair: it was the most entertaining hour...
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A sucker is born every minute. Who said that? PT Barnum? Stephenie Meyer? "Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Pt.1" has taken in $72 million since midnight...
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LA County Sheriff's Department says they're "always open" to receiving info about past cases. "Substantial information" has made them want to take a second...
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Here's what Ricky Gervais "So it looks like I'm hosting The Golden Globes for a third and definitely final time. It was a tough decision to...