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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Rule number 1: you do not stay til the end of a film festival. By the 8th day, the party is just about over....
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"Nice Guys" finish last. Warner Bros. sorta kinda brought the Russell Crowe- Ryan Gosling 70s buddy movie to Cannes. Then they sorta kinda had...
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The Cannes amFAR event is getting a lot of press-- for its celebrities like Katy Perry (who performed and may have been paid) and...

Deidre Hall got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this week. It's a pretty big deal since I think the only other...
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EXCLUSIVE Is there sympathy for the devil? The patriarch of the Jackson family, Joe Jackson, is still in the hospital but doing okay, I...
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A wild week on the pop charts: Beyonce's "Lemonade" is number 1 with 95,000 copies in physical CDs and paid digital downloads. Her total number...
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Sean Penn's self directed The Last Face is getting ripped by the press this morning in Cannes. Almost every tweet says "it's his worst...
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Good news and bad news in the music world: Usher tells me he has a new album coming in July. He executive produced it. I...
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Cannes is still rocking even its last few days. Last night. Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, on a dinner date in Antibes at the famed...
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Cannes got headlines this morning. As Laura Poitras unveiled her Julian Assange doc called "Risk." Featured is Lady Gaga interviewing Assange with a small...