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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Here's the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Dern, Kurt Russell, and a sterling cast. Jackson told me...
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Keith Richards goes digital in 48 hours. His first two solo albums, Talk is Cheap, and Main Offender hit Spotify and other digital platforms...
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So, why the heck did HBO's "Show Me a Hero" miss the Emmy cut off? Timing is everything! The Paul Haggis directed mini-series, written...
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Uggie, the amazing Jack Russell terrier who stole the Oscar winning movie "The Artist," has passed away at age 13. Well, he was put...
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Someone call the Karma Police! Dronemeister Thom Yorke of Radiohead fame is composing music for a Broadway play. That's right. Yorke is joining the Roundabout...
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Broadway's "Doctor Zhivago" didn't make it this past spring; the stage production was beautiful but unwieldy. Luckily, Lucy Simon's wonderful songs live on in...
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"The Man from UNCLE" is back and I'm ready for the sequel. Guy Ritchie has made such a fun, stylish origins story film about...
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EXCLUSIVE The Toronto Film Festival may be announcing this morning a screening of "Amazing Grace," an unseen performance doc about Aretha Franklin filmed by...
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Good grief! The record business hits an all time low this week as the top album-- "The Descendants"-- sold only 31,000 copies. The second,...
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Does this sound Kosher? I'm told "Friends" star David Schwimmer is producing a TV pilot about ultra Orthodox Jews who live in the...