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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Reports tonight that HBO chief Richard Plepler, who's been there since they had set top boxes, is leaving the cable company. His replacement may...
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This is the toughest review I've ever had to write. What do we make of Dan Reed's four hour, two part documentary "Leaving Neverland"?...
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The Jonas Brothers are back. Tonight, after a few years apart, the former family pop teen band is putting a new single called "Sucker." If this...
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There's good news and bad news for the Independent Spirit Awards. The broadcast last Saturday was a ratings disaster, with just 106,000 viewers. The key...
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Woody Allen has always been popular in France. So this EXCLUSIVE report makes sense, I am told that MARS Films, Woody's long time Drench distributor,...
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Paul Schrader is one of the great filmmakers, writers, directors of all time. But he was nominated for his first Oscar this year for...
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Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, starts testifying this morning in front of Congress. Thanks to the New York Times, we know what...
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The 2019 Cannes jury should be interesting. The festival has announced the leader, and it's Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu, multiple Oscar winner for "Birdman" and...
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I'm getting all kinds of emails this evening about the Oscars In Memoriam-- and I'm on plane!! The Academy really really goofed. They left out...
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This is one for the books. In 2016 I wrote about a movie called "In an LA Minute" that had been shut down...