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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It was about time rocker Bebe Buell made a big announcement. Daughter Liv Tyler is on the comeback trail with several films including "The...
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Last night-- Wednesday--felt like the kick off for "Oscar Week." But where oh where is the gang from the critically praised box office hit, "The...
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Good news! The long running very contentious fight between the Motion Picture and TV Fund, and the patients who live in their long term...
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Leon Russell, Garth Brooks, "Lady Marmalade" writer Allen Toussaint, John Bettis, and Tom Kelly and Billy Steinberg will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall...
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Suddenly, everyone wants Kevin Costner again. (Except of course Stephen Baldwin, who's suing him. But that's another story.) I'm told that Costner is being...
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Larry King tells me that CNN is making him go on tonight with his successor Piers Morgan. I ran into Larry on Monday having...
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The magnificent Helen Mirren -- an Oscar presenter this Sunday-- tells me she's thrilled that American producers have chosen Maria Bello to play Jane Tennison in...
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There's a gigantic billboard that's gone up on Sunset Boulevard towering over the Chateau Marmont. It's for a James Franco art exhibit that opens...
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I was kind of shocked the bite sized nature of Rolling Stone. The magazine has turned into a loss leader for the website. But...

There's more from the Rolling Stone interview with Justin Bieber, now on the stands. In the alarming thin magazine, the superstar teen role model...