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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The Apollo Theater had a very high priced exclusive fundraiser in the Hamptons on Saturday night. But actual R&B players with long histories at...
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Robert Pattinson, overhyped and cuckolded, comes to New York on Monday to promote David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis." Is he a star, an actor or a...
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When I started writing this item, I kept humming Garland Jeffreys' famous song, "Don't Call Me Buckwheat." Believe it or not, there's a casting...
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I guess Valerie Simpson is right with the title of her new iTunes album: "Dinosaurs are Coming Back Again." Cher is recording her first...
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Al Freeman, Jr., the great actor who scored breakthroughs with his performances in the TV movie "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black" on "One...
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I never thought I'd say this or it would be possible. But ABC should bring back "One Life to Live" and fast. Its two...
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"The Dark Knight Rises" has fallen. With $376 million in the bank domestically, the Chris Nolan caped crusader finale made just $5 million on...
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Irving Fein was still playing tennis every morning until he was in mid to late 90s. He was the manager of Jack Benny and...
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Cher-- you know she is forever. How many farewell tours have there been? Plenty. But Cher is a Phoenix. Thanks to Twitter, we now...
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The Michael Jackson estate has won a major victory in court. The executors have triumphed over Howard Mann, the Canadian business man who published...