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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Saturday in Toronto: Noah Baumbach's last couple of movies are among my favorites ever-- "Greenberg" with Ben Stiller and Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha" with...
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Some big studio or distributor will snatch up "Boychoir" today and have a big Christmas or Easter hit. Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Eddie Izzard...
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After a very good screening for "Boychoir" with Dustin Hoffman-- a lovely "Mr. Holland's Opus" meets "Dead Poets Society" -- and more on that...
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Wake me up when tomorrow comes: Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong is serious about his acting career. He's following Justin Timberlake from the...
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Two big films opened the Toronto Film Festival, with big crowds despite Toronto itself doing everything to make it difficult to move around. There...
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Joan Rivers was cheated out of a good ten years last week. The clinic where she technically "died" -- and now thanks to them,...
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The Kennedy Center has definitely decided to hip up its rep. This year's honourees are the hippest group in a long time, a real...
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EXCLUSIVE: A Tale of Two Rosie's-- News is spreading that actress Rosie Perez and conservative speaker Nicolle Wallace are joining "The View" when it...
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I believe I told you a few weeks ago that David Hare's hit production of "Skylight" would come from London to get some Tony...
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After much sturm und drang, even a lawsuit and an exclusive from me in May--not to mention a staged reading-- Quentin Tarantino's "Hateful Eight"...