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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Tom Cruise can only look at the box office results for "Knight and Day" and shudder. The film will cross the $70 million mark this...
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The casting is on for the ingenue to star in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Yes. every young actress wants to play Lisbeth Salander...
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Katie Holmes blew into town to attend Monday night's New York premiere of "The Extra Man." She briefly walked the red carpet, avoiding the...
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Well, well. Seymour Stein's Sire Records--long a part of Warner Music-- is back on the charts. And with a My Space group they found and...
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Remember a few weeks ago I told you about Hyatt Hotel heir Dan Pritzker--he's been shooting a film about a little known jazz musician...
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Liz Derringer, a well known New York press agent, was married to rocker Rick Derringer for 22 years. She grew up with Aerosmith's Steven...
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Steve Carell is so startlingly good in Jay Roach's hilarious "Dinner for Schmucks" you can see why he's ready to leave "The Office." "I do...
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The Beatles rarely if ever give permission for their records to be used in movies. Sometimes they allow the songs to be covered by...
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Here's another Hamptons report. Yes, it's still buzzing out there, although I'm taking two weeks off for a reality charge. Sunday afternoon, publishing magnate and...

Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mick Jagger, U2, Aretha Franklin, Simon & Garfunkel, Sam Moore et al are all coming to DVD on September 28th from...