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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Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders have a new single out since Friday. It's a secret release. LOL. "Holy Commotion" is the preface to a...
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I told you months ago that the Trump Foundation was built on a house of cards. After that came the Washington Post and others....
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We've gone from famine to feast with potential black nominees for the Academy Awards. What a terrific turn of events. After the first flush of...
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Brace yourselves because everything we heard about Damien Chazelle's "La La Land" is true. The 31 year old director of "Whiplash" has whipped up...
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Toronto Sunday night: Sean Penn flew in to be saluted for his work in Haiti by Oscar winner Paul Haggis and his Artists for...
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"The Promise"-- the first ever Hollywood movie about the Armenian genocide of 1915-17-- debuted last night in Toronto to standing ovation. Famed director Terry...
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Clint Eastwood has had a lot of hits in his 60 years in Hollywood--whether acting, directing or both. But this weekend, at age 86, he's...
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I like what happened tonight in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre: all bets are off now for the Oscars as there is...
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Lady Gaga released her new single "Perfect Illusion" yesterday and it was a perfect launch. She's already scored 5.6 million views on YouTube, and...
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Sometimes Amy Adams seems too good to be true. She's like a throwback movie star: beautiful in an apple pie, All American way, sexy,...