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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John Travolta's been all over the place this week singing the praises of his cult, Scientology. But the cult doesn't help when your movie career...
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Wanna see the internet blow up? Shonda Rhimes has killed Derek Shepherd off of "Grey's Anatomy." Patrick Dempsey has left the show after 10...
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Kanye West doesn't shrink from controversy. He's like a walking ad for no self restraint, then complains about restraining himself. In Paper magazine, he...
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EXCLUSIVE Woody Harrelson will star in a mini movie video U2 is making as they gear up for their big world tour. The group...
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I haven't had such a good, silly time at the theater since "Spamalot" or maybe "The Producers" as I did last night at "Something...
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I'm very saddened to write this notice that Fred Morton has passed away. I knew him from Elaine's going back almost thirty years. Even...
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The Broadway crowd sneers at "Les Miz" and "Phantom" type event musicals, so "Doctor Zhivago" was in their gun sights long ago. But last...
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"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is almost too enjoyable if you're a Marvel fan. Pretty much everyone's in it, and we get some new...
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Sunday night, "Fun Home" opened at the Circle in the Square after a heralded run downtown at the Public Theater. Jeanne Tesori's gem of...
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Today's nominations from the Outer Critics Circle cover Broadway and Off Broadway. Hence, a few snubs -- like...