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.

JJ Cale was a great Oklahoma bluesman and essential guitarist who finally rose to fame in 1970 thanks to Eric Clapton. Cale's songs, "Cocaine"...
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So far the summer has not been going too well for blockbusters. Now Fox's "The Wolverine," which was well reviewed, looks like it's not...
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Bryan Zuriff, the executive producer of the Showtime hit "Ray Donovan," pleaded guilty today in a high-stakes illegal sports gambling business run by the...
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Ariel Castro, the man who held three women captive for ten years in his Cleveland house-- and fathered a child with one of them--...
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If Anthony Weiner doesn't get it now, he never will: the new cover of The New Yorker shows him as King Kong atop a...
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Okay, now I've seen everything. Completely deluded "Oliver!" star Mark Lester and Michael Jackson ex wife Debbie Rowe are having a vicious war on...
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My friends, do you recall the fuss people made about MoNique when "Precious" first screened? By the time she finished torturing Gabby Sidibe, people...
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Well, "Let it Be," a 'celebration' of the Beatles, opened last night on Broadway. You may have seen the huge ad campaign: "This production...
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Either Bruce Willis doesn't much like "Red 2" or...he just doesn't like it. Either way, a TV interview he did with co-star Mary Louise...