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.

Tom Hanks probably needs to get back to making movies. But his run in "Lucky Guy" on Broadway is such a hit, Hanks has...
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Has Katie Holmes traded one cult for another? A year away from Scientology and she's making a movie -- filming but officially unannounced-- directed...
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Yes, it's true. Jerry Lewis, a cinema god in France, is coming to the Cannes Film Festival. But this time the 85 year old...
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The Cannes line up for 2013 is out. It's unusually American, which may reflect Steven Spielberg's appointment as head of the jury. It's...
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Playwright Richard Greenberg had an unenviable problem yesterday. Just as his excellent new play "The Assembled Parties" was about to debut, he had to...
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Exclusive: I'm told that Paris Jackson the precocious teenage daughter of Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe, is going Hollywood. Sources say she's signed...

Hollywood buffs and old time gossips should take notice: Clifford Odets' "The Big Knife," which opened on Broadway last night after 65 years of...
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As we await word on Thursday for the Cannes Film Festival selections, there is a film that may make the cut. It still has...

It was a busy night in New York. Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa came out to support Steve and Maureen van Zandt, who produced...

You can dig around in your basement and at flea markets for an "Antiques Road Show" find all you like. But you won't come...