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.

Good news and bad news for "Ray Donovan" fans (I count myself among them). Showtime has renewed the Liev Schreiber series for a fifth...
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Barbra Streisand is one of a very small group of legends left-- Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin-- who are larger than life. She proved it...
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Someone asked me today if the "book" written by Dr. Conrad Murray, the man who killed Michael Jackson, had been published. I had to look...
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Ed Sheeran is finally being sued over "Thinking Out Loud." From the moment I heard that song, I said it was "Let's Get it...
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Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant are the big names in Paramount's "Florence Foster Jenkins," opening Friday to raves and Oscar buzz. But the other Big...
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I told you a few weeks ago that director Gary Ross had secured Elizabeth Banks for his all female "Oceans" heist movie. Now there...
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EXCLUSIVE Clint Eastwood's kids are always buzzing around. Scott is in "Suicide Squad" has become a...
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Mel Gibson's big comeback movie? "Blood Father" will get a small release this Friday, then disappear. From Cannes, the Hollywood Reporter reviewer said: "A serviceable...
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EXCLUSIVE UPDATE Here's a little follow up on the Mystery of Meredith McIver. She IS real. I've just spoken to her at the Trump Organization. She's...
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The New York Film Festival main slate is out. We already knew about the opening, closing and centerpiece films. Among the...