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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How very odd: in a year with a lot of black actors, stars, and shows, the Drama Desk nominations went very white. "Hamilton" wasn't...
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Lots of talk and buzz last night at the premiere of Matt Brown's "The Man Who Knew Infinity" starring Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel....
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Today makes one week since Prince died. Tomorrow, the first of his unreleased albums will be issued as a CD and digital download. "HitnRun, Phase...
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As I surmised the other day, and SCOOPED-- the official Whitney Houston documentary will be directed by Kevin MacDonald, Oscar winner for "One...
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Beyonce is on track to sell over 500,000 copies of "Lemonade" from digital downloads this week. That's pretty good since the sales week begins...
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  Oliver Stone's "Snowden" trailer is here, and it looks very, very good. The film launches on September 16th, which means a Toronto Film Festival...
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You know, I'm pretty fair to most Broadway musicals. I wasn't wild about either "American Psycho" or "Waitress," but there were excellent things about...

Michael Strahan is out. He's leaving "Live with Kelly" on May 13th. They're getting a quickie divorce for the sake of the audience. I've known Kelly...
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I told you two days ago that Prince had no will. Now CNN Money reports from Minneapolis that Prince's sister has filed to...
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The lemonade is sweet this morning. Beyonce Knowles can say she has the top 6 singles on iTunes. Two more in the top 10, make...