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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I love that headline because Miley's new single is called "Wrecking Ball." Anyway, the odd engagement of Aussie Liam Hemsworth and former Disney star...
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Sunday's Emmy Awards will feature special In Memoriam tributes to a handful of VIPS: James Gandolfini, Jonathan Winters, Jean Stapleton, Gary David Goldberg, and...

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I've held off writing about an indie film called "Jayne Mansfield's Car" which opened this weekend and didn't do very well. I thought using...
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Box office over the weekend was probably lower because of Yom Kippur. But the big news was that Lee Daniels' "The Butler" just crossed...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has bestowed their lifetime achievement award-- the Cecil B. DeMille Award-- on Woody Allen. What does this mean? For...

It was just last year that Billy Joel halted his publishing deal for a memoir and gave his advance back to HarperCollins. Now journalist...