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 won't be in theaters for a few weeks, but "My Week with Marilyn" premiered last night at the New York Film Festival and...
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Maybe it's a good omen. Paul McCartney got married today for the third time, and it was also John Lennon's 71st birthday. The always...
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Paul McCartney gets married today to Nancy Shevell, which will be a nice thing for everyone. But it's nicest for Arlen Blakeman, Nancy's 18...
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The film word is buzzing. It's a great publicity stunt. On Monday night at 7pm, a film billed as a work in progress will...
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I just read New York Magazine's piece on Diane Passage, the (former stripper) wife of incarcerated and convicted swindler to the stars Ken Starr....
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Arista Records is over. The new management at Sony's RCA division have put the venerable label started by Clive Davis to sleep at age...
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As I wrote and reported first, the West Memphis Three are coming to the New York Film Festival on Monday. They're doing a day...
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It was like the old days last night in New York: a big, fancy premiere at the Ziegfeld for George Clooney's "Ides of March,"...
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UPDATE: Exclusive.It does appear that the "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" has simply hit the wall. There's no money to move forward,...
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"Melancholia" director Lars von Trier just had his pr firm send out this statement regarding his Hitler and Nazi comments from last May's Cannes...