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.

Mayor Mike Bloomberg was too busy on Saturday evening to pick up his Tony Award "honor" at the annual night before cocktail party. That's...
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Here's a video of Tom Cruise's speech to WalMart employees in Fayetteville, Arkansas yesterday. "The culture you have here is really like no other,"...
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If you were expecting to attend "A Conversation with Tom Cruise" tomorrow at the Producers Guild event in Los Angeles, you're out of luck....

The movie going audience didn't want to see "Wedding Crashers II" set on the Google campus. Last night's box office shows that "The Internship"...

I am finally back in New York, and home. May was a long, long month that began on the 10th, when I left for...

"After Earth" is quickly losing its orbit. The Will Smith movie, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was a dud upon release last Friday. But...

The great Mel Brooks told me last night at his AFI tribute that he still has lots of plans for stage shows. Brooks said...

Sources tell me that Paris Jackson may stay in the hospital a bit longer than the required 72 hours. It sounds now like she...

Jimmy Kimmel as Oscar host? An emphatic "no" has come from a top Academy insider who really looked horrified when I mentioned the name...
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CLICK ON TODAY'S HEADLINES JUST OVER HERE-- AT RIGHT-- One of the many pleasures of last night's Mel Brooks AFI tribute was meeting "