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 UK Guardian reports that the first US arrest in the Murdoch hacking scandal has happened. James Desborough, who won awards in Britain for...
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EXCLUSIVE: Jerry Lewis--the Hollywood legend--has been kicked to the curb by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. After 45 years, he's out as their public face,...
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Woody Allen is going wide again. "Midnight in Paris" will hit $50 mil domestically either tonight or tomorrow. To celebrate, on Friday Sony Pictures...
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Remember the rained out fiasco of a concert that the Black Eyed Peas were supposed to do in Central Park? Well, it's back on....
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There's been a lot of speculation about why James Franco's art installation in New York was shut down last week. His "High Low/Rob Lowe"...
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It's a mess at CBS's "The Talk," the struggling replacement for "As the World Turns." What's going on backstage is worse than a soap...

The Toronto Film Festival just announced more galas and premieres to add to the already existing, exhausting line up. Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard...
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The U.K. newspaper The Guardian is reporting fresh scandal in the phone hacking business for Rupert and James Murdoch. They've obtained a letter written...

Kanye West and Jay Z's CD, "Watch the Throne," isn't the mega hit that was hoped for. Universal Music/DefJam angered record stores (what's...
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Reports in the last few days that Mike Myers may revive Austin Powers and Dr. Evil one more time. Please, Mike, say it isn't...