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 Tony Awards didn't buy what producer Scott Rudin was selling this year. They snubbed his big budget productions of "To Kill a Mockingbird,"...
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Madonna is burning through money on her new single, "Medellin." According to TMZ, she's going to spend $5 million to recreate the video she made...
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Ranking Roger, aka Roger Charlery, was one half of the brilliant groups the English Beat and General Public. He died on March 26, and...
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The Cannes Film Festival this year is not tipped toward the U.S., that's for sure. They've just announced the jury, and only two Americans are...
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UPDATE Singleton died either yesterday, and the family withheld the news. Or he passed this afternoon. It's unclear. And it doesn't matter. The main thing...
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There will not be a three day 50th anniversary celebration of Woodstock. Dentsu, the main financial backer,...
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All boats rose on the super wave of "Endgame." As of today, the 23 movie Marvel comics universe movies have made a grand total of...
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The numbers are coming in for "Avengers: Endgame" and it has smashed all records. The three hour movie from Marvel has surpassed all the old...
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This week, Taylor Swift and Madonna, each the biggest female stars of their respective generations, dropped new, expensive videos to promote new singles. Swift has...
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Disney- Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" broke opening day records yesterday with $96.7 million, plus $60 mil from Thursday previews. That's a total of $156.7 million! The...