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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Remember the good old days when Brian Oxman was fired in the parking lot of the Santa Maria courthouse by Tom Mesereau? Oxman always...
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Exclusive: "Mad Men" star Rich Sommer, who plays Harry with very thick muttonchop sideburns, has been added to the new Sally Field comedy, "Hello...
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The new season of Jerry Seinefeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has launched. Sarah Jessica Parker and Jerry drive a faux wooden panelled Country...
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You'd think Kenny Leon is busy enough. He just won the Tony for reviving "A Raisin in the Sun" with Denzel Washington. But last...
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UPDATE FRIDAY 12:40AM: Neil Sedaka on the passing of Gerry Goffin: "I am saddened to hear about the passing of Gerry Goffin. We all...
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I told you last week that Beyonce and Jay Z's stadium tour is selling tickets, but slowly. A source at LiveNation countered that they've...
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Jennifer Lopez and manager Benny Medina must be steaming. Her "AKA" album is predicted to finish its debut week with just 30-35,000 copies sold....
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Here's a unique story: Donovan, the eternally youthful 1960s troubadour who had a zillion hits like "Mellow Yellow" and "The Hurdy Gurdy Man," has...
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Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys"-- which I found very moving-- is full of little treats. The well-cast musical, opening tomorrow, of course has lots of...
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Richard Linklater's amazing "Boyhood" opened the 6th annual BAM Cinematek Festival last night in Brooklyn. Yes, I went to Brooklyn to see this movie...