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 took Ava Duvernay and her "A Wrinkle in Time" to lure back Sade after 8 years. There are two versions of "Flower of...
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Wonder Woman was the only star from Vanity Fair's 2018 Hollywood issue to actually attend their party. Sharp eyed guests rang me after the...
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Once upon a time. the Vanity Fair Oscar party was "the" place to be after the Academy Awards. It's where Ellen Degeneres met Anne Heche....
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The ratings for the Oscars are, unsurprisingly, pretty awful. Early estimates are that the show was down 26% from last year. And THOSE ratings...
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The swirl of post- Oscar parties wasn't quite what it used to be, but you can count on Elton John to give the night...
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No big surprises tonight at the 90th Academy Awards. Guillermo del Toro won Best Director for directing the Best Picture, "The Shape of Water." Acting...
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On the night before the Oscars, and what did they do... Well, you know dozens of stars went to the Night Before, on the...
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The sun came out for the Indie Spirit Awards on Saturday in Santa Monica in their famed beach tent. "Get Out" won Best Picture,...

This house is not for sale--but these concert tickets are. Bon Jovi's 2016 album "This House is Not For Sale" sold 130,000 copies this...

It's sunny in New York today. In Los Angeles, it's rainy and cold. Flooding is the enemy of the Oscars since there's no runoff here...