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 Daily Mail in London reports that the Queen of England has seen "The King's Speech" and has given it a royal wave of...
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Stevie Wonder is getting the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Apollo Theater Foundation. The ceremony takes place on June 13th. Last year, Aretha Franklin...
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As of yesterday, "Mad Men" was no closer to returning with new episodes than Mubarak was to resigning as president of Egypt. Actually, the...
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Mick Jagger is performing with Raphael Saadiq at the Grammys in memory of Solomon Burke. Jagger last performed at the Grammys 25 years ago....
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Oscar ballots went out this week to Academy members. "The King's Speech" seems like a lock for Best Picture. There are also some definites:...
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I told you all about the really good films we saw at Sundance 11 --"The Details," "The Devil's Double," "Higher Ground,"  the Morgan Spurlock and Harry...
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Before everyone gets too excited: the wrongful death suit brought by Katherine Jackson against AEG Live was allowed to proceed on Wednesday by Judge...
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A Barbra Streisand concert? Sort of impossible to get into. If she has one. But Streisand kicks off Grammy weekend when she receives the Person...
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Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 11th. But of course! The French love Woody, and Woody has...
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Charlie Sheen is supposed to be in a 90 day rehab. Reports says he's doing the work at home, which sounds specious (the house...