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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The Kennedy Center Honors aren't really known for scandals. But last night during the taping of this year's edition--honoring Sting, Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin,...
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The annual Kennedy Center honors are underway in Washington DC where Sting, Lily Tomlin, Tom Hanks, Al Green and Patricia McBride will be celebrated...
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Well, well. Yes, "Mockingjay" is number 1 again. Who cares? The big news is that "St. Vincent" will cross the $40 million line this...
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I should have written about this three days ago, but it's been a crazy week. Elaine Kaufman died on December 3, 2010. Four years...
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Robert Altman, one of the top tier great American film director and auteurs, is now having a massive retrospective at the Museum of Modern...
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Ever since I can remember--and that's a long time now-- the Grammys have been a head scratcher. They omit stuff that should be there,...
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Remember "The Warrior"? Patty Smyth and Scandal's biggest hit came 30 years ago. Now they're reuniting for their first show in a very long...
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The great thing about the Grammys is that they can have whatever number of nominees they want in each category. So there are six...
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Luckily, 20th Century Fox has already had a very good year-- 8 movies that crossed the $100 million mark. They are currently Number 1...
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EXCLUSIVES (Please attribute with backlinks) I'm hearing that Alexander Payne is re-teaming with frequent collaborator Jim Taylor on a new film. Payne and Taylor wrote...