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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Popular seventies recording act Sister Sledge--"We Are Family" was their monster hit-- and country star Ronnie Blakely of the movie "Nashville"--have filed a class...
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UPDATE SUNDAY MORNING: "W.E." took in $45,000--estimated--over the weekend. That may be a bit high, and could still be revised. It's unlikely it will...
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Just in case the Hollywood Reporter still doesn't get it, those French ads for "Les Infideles" were a parody of the ads for "For...
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More stars have lined up for Paul McCartney's big MusiCares show on February 10th-- Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Norah Jones, and even Duane Eddy. James...

Last night, the E Street Band and The Sopranos had their own reunion. The occasion was a screening of "Lilyhammer," the Netflix original series...
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UPDATE: There were exactly two complaints about billboard ads for the French film "Les Infideles" according to Noemi Fuento of JC Decaux, the international...
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James McCartney is 34 and he's the son of the world's most accomplished, and famous rock star. Let's face it--not easy if you are...
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K'Naan, one of my favorite singers, is not happy with Mitt Romney. After the Republican hopeful used K'Naan's international hit, "Waving  Flag," to celebrate...
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The Academy Awards are stocking up on big name presenters for the February 26th telecast. Already on the list are Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez,...
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Two books this week from journalist pals who've hit the publishing circuit: First--Mitchell Fink's stunning and stirring account about a heart transplant performed by TV's...