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 box office prognosticators are going nuts right now because "The Town," directed by Ben Affleck, finished the weekend at number 1. It took...
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It's Yom Kippur, so this is the last post here until Sunday morning. In the meantime, there are are plenty of movies to see this...
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Today is the last day Procter & Gamble will air a soap opera. "As the World Turns" ends its 54 year run. It debuted...
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The movie about the making of Facebook, called "The Social Network," has a Beatles song in it. Somewhere in heaven, Neal Aspinall is rolling in...
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Yes, I told you yesterday that Nicole Kidman's "Rabbit Hole" was going to Lions Gate. Norton Herrick is helping with the financing. "Rabbit Hole"...
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Ryan Phillippe hasn't had it easy. During his marriage to Reese Witherspoon he was really overshadowed. It was tough. His friends knew he could...
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Bruce Springsteen is a rock star. And he got the rock star treatment last night at the Toronto Film Festival for a DVD release-non...
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Deal news from the Toronto Film Festival: LionsGate is said to want "Rabbit Hole," the very fine comedy-drama from John Cameron Mitchell. Nicole Kidman...
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By the time I finished watching Rachel Weisz in her new thriller, "The Whistleblower," I wanted all my money back from those UNICEF cartons. This exciting...
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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban shut down a whole city block last night in Toronto in front of the Elgin Theater. The reason was...