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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From Sir Elton John's Facebook page this morning: Many artists have decided to boycott Russia on their recent tours. Last night in...
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Right after poor Jett Travolta died in January 2009 at age 16, his parents established a tax free foundation in his memory. Jett died...
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"Selma," the Ava Duvernay film about Martin Luther King's world and life changing 1965 civil rights march, is ready to be seen. Duvernay mentioned...
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After months of stillness the box office was back this weekend. The two new movies of the weekend scored a total of $106 million,...
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Jerry Seinfeld says he thinks he's on Autism spectrum. Brian Williams did an interview with him, maybe for NBC Nightly News (I'm not sure...
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Fashion: not my beat. When I arrived at MoMA last night for cocktails, I didn't know what the event was about. A publicist, worried,...
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I don't know how it will work for Jessica Chastain this year. Can she be nominated for everything? Eleanor Rigby, Interstellar, and A Most...
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This is a major box office weekend: Christopher Nolan's three hour space epic "Interstellar" cost $200 million and is supported by two major studios--...
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Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved actress, is alive and well in Connecticut, thanks. She's thriving with her long time husband Dr. Robert Levine. MTM...
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If you think that the early to mid 1970s brought the Golden Era of pop music, then there is one crowning achievement: Stevie Wonder's...