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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"Gravity," a sci-fi movie directed the great Alfonso Cuaron, won rave reviews today from its opening night at the Venice Film Festival. Both Variety...

I told you a couple of days ago that the Coen Brothers would get a special tribute at Telluride. I was asked not to...

People magazine is reporting something everyone knew but no one wanted to say: Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones have split after 13 years...

"Let's say fuck it before we kick the bucket." Eminem is back! I actually missed him. Here's the audio for his new single "Berzerk."...

So maybe there is a god. Oprah Winfrey's audience was more interested in her talk with Tina Turner than the one with Lindsay Lohan....

This is exciting news if you are older or wiser: famed playwright Moss Hart's beloved memoir, "Act One," is being turned into a play....
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EXCLUSIVE: Suddenly without warning Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's privately funded New Village Leadership Academy shut its doors this summer. The school, in...

The Beatles. The Rolling Stones' classic hits. Motown. Stax. Doo-wop. "Bridge Over Troubled Water." Jimi Hendix. The Doors. Guess what? Sirius XM satellite radio...
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"American Idol" is still looking for a third judge and time is running out. It's already August 27th. Only Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez...
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Country great Randy Travis is still recuperating from his bad health summer of a stroke, surgery, heart implant. But that hasn't stopped him. Before...