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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Suddenly, everyone wants Kevin Costner again. (Except of course Stephen Baldwin, who's suing him. But that's another story.) I'm told that Costner is being...
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Larry King tells me that CNN is making him go on tonight with his successor Piers Morgan. I ran into Larry on Monday having...
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The magnificent Helen Mirren -- an Oscar presenter this Sunday-- tells me she's thrilled that American producers have chosen Maria Bello to play Jane Tennison in...
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There's a gigantic billboard that's gone up on Sunset Boulevard towering over the Chateau Marmont. It's for a James Franco art exhibit that opens...
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I was kind of shocked the bite sized nature of Rolling Stone. The magazine has turned into a loss leader for the website. But...

There's more from the Rolling Stone interview with Justin Bieber, now on the stands. In the alarming thin magazine, the superstar teen role model...
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The continued sniping at "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" by the New York Post has turned into a festival of untruths. The Post...
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The National Football League must have something against charity. On Saturday afternoon about 25 players turned up for the Starkey Hearing Foundation's big poker...
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"Everyone Loves Raymond" creator Phil Rosenthal is on his way to New York today. He's been going to do a guest spot on "30...
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Tipped to win the Oscar this Sunday for Best Picture, Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" passed the $100 million mark this weekend. While other...