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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It's not s shock: Terrence Malick was a year late presenting "The Tree of Life." He didn't come to his press conference or premiere...
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EXCLUSIVE Robert DeNiro has been such a great presence in Cannes this week as head of the jury. And he's also been much on...
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Imagine my surprise to run into Joseph Jackson this week in Cannes. We knew he was going to be around, promoting various schemes. But...
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It's almost the end of the Cannes Film Festival, and the best has been saved for last. Sean Penn opens first tonight in "This...
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Tonight's the annual amFAR dinner. But with no Sharon Stone (she was ousted last year in a political squabble), the once mighty AIDS fundraiser...
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The theme song for Pedro Almodovar's latest creation should be "When A Man is a Woman." The film, "The Skin I Live In," should...
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I just received this from the Festival: The Festival de Cannes was disturbed about the statements made by Lars von Trier in his press conference...
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This is what Danish director Lars von Trier said at the Cannes press conference today for his movie "Melancholia." Mind you, he said this...
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In Lars von Trier's meandering and melodramatic "Melancholia," Kirsten Dunst faces marriage to a man she doesn't like and the end of the world...
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Hello, there: Woody Allen is indeed returning to Broadway. I told you this news back on March 28th. Woody, Elaine May and Ethan Coen...