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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Rita Wilson--if she had decided to become a pop star in her 20s, she could have been Linda Ronstadt or Bonnie Raitt. As it...
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And that's it. Madonna's "MDNA" is gone from the top 50 of any charts as of this week. Hitsdailydouble.com has dropped it out of...
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EXCLUSIVE: The landmark settlement of cases from the Ford-Firestone lawsuits of 2000 is coming to the big screen at last. Originally Michael Douglas had...

"The Avengers" : I can't tell you exactly what happens plot wise, other than Nick Fury calls in his favorite Marvel super heroes to...
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Here's a cute photo (click inside) sent by Mariah Carey. Happy Birthday to her twins: "Monroe and Moroccan celebrated their first birthday party with...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press has lost its lawsuit against Dick Clark Productions. The HFPA--paid over $6 million a year to license its name by...
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Sam Moore is not happy. My friend (and one of the subjects of a documentary I helped make 10 years ago) is known throughout...
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The worst interview experience I ever had with a celebrity--and there have been thousands--was with one person I really wanted to like. But in...
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It's over. The big race from March 1st -- when the spring season begins-- to April 26th, cut off date for eligibility for the...
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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark"--litigious, controversial, but you know what? It's making money every week. And now it's picked up some nominations from...