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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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...
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Joseph Jackson just posted an unexpected Tweet: “I would like to thank the Estate of Michael Jackson for taking care of my wife Katherine...
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The trade papers are full of copy about the Emmy awards: nominating ballots are due in to the Television Academy on Friday. The amount...
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Poor Faye Dunaway. The Oscar winning actress has long planned on starring in the movie version of Terrence McNally's play "Master Class." Dunaway herself...
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Paul McCartney is 72 today. Happy Birthday Paul! The forever Beatle is recovering in New York after a nasty viral infection cut short his...