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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James Franco will have to shoot his "Planet of the Apes" prequel quickly this summer. In September he heads to Yale University to begin...
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Jake Weber, who plays Patricia Arquette's much put upon husband in "Medium," is featured in a Cannes film. When Weber was about 7, he spent the...
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One thing you can say for mysterious Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen: he doesn't know how to throw a party. He does have a big...
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Valerie Plame's exposure by the Bush Administration premiered as a big Hollwood movie today in Cannes. The press applauded Doug Liman's thriller "Fair Game"...
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Is it possible? The Rolling Stones have shut down a whole side street in Cannes. The lines outside the Palais Stephanie hotel movie theater...
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AmFAR: that's the celebrity studded fundraising group for AIDS research. When Dr. Mathilde Krim started it over 20 years ago. AmFAR was alone and...
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The Weinstein Company didn't make any announcements last night about getting back the Miramax name or library. The deal is still being hashed out...
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You can see a bunch of clips from NBC's fall line up at www.defamer.com. I can't bear to transfer the clips over here. Here's...
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Talk about a product plug. Remember Blue Star Jets from the original "Wall Street"? In the new "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," Charlie Sheen's Bud...
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Around 8pm on Monday night, when no one was looking, even the paparazzi were out of it: famed international tabloid gossip princess Lindsay Lohan...