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.

What a shame: my cursory reading of Agnes Nixon's posthumous memoir "My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps" has uncovered
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Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are casting now for their version of "A Star is Born." There have been three movies with that title. In...
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A revival of one of Arthur Miller's least performed plays, The Price, opens tonight on Broadway. Written in 1967 and performed in 1968, the...
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As I told you yesterday, the plan is on for Scientology to take over the major retail districts of Clearwater, Florida. Cult leader David...
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Here's the score today: David Pecker 1, Jann Wenner 0. Wenner's slowly crumbling empire took a hit today as US Weekly has been sold to...
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Movie star Tom Cruise was used this week as bait for a Scientology real estate deal in Clearwater, Florida. The Tampa Bay Times reports...
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A foot of snow was not enough to deter a couple thousand people from filling the Hammerstein Ballroom last night for Sting. It was...
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Ben's statement: "I have completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something I've dealt with in the past and will continue to confront. I want to...
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OK where do I start? Heartbroken to hear that Tommy LiPuma, one of the greatest record producers of all time, has died at age...
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This is the first image of Bette Midler as Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" The musical with the biggest advance in history starts tonight...