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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So what was the weirdest movie of 2010? I'm not saying worst--there were many far worse for many reasons--but Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix's...
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Exclusive: Julie Taymor is not concerned about postponing the opening of "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" from January 11 to February 7, 2011. "We're happy...
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As a devoted "Dallas" fan from its golden era, I must speak up now. There is no "Dallas" reboot for TV without Larry Hagman as...
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I told you about Jonathan Bristol, Ken Starr's lawyer at the Winston & Strawn firm, back in August. http://tinyurl.com/3y22t7f On Thursday Bristol was indicted for...
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul and dear friend, is home from the hospital and she's ok. Miss Franklin granted JET Magazine a short interview so...
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This will not be like the famous scenes from Blake Edwards' masterpiece satire, "SOB." A studio executive dies on Malibu beach, and no realizes...
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are having twins. Congrats! They broke the news last week to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle. Here's the...
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The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations are out, and everything changes again. Some chances have been improved, some lessened. SAG nominations are the best predictors...
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Robert DeNiro is so happy about reuniting with Harvey Keitel in "Little Fockers" but their meeting is brief, and funny. The pair are associated...
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Paul Simon--who I think dreads reading his name in gossip columns but listen--we have to promote what he's doing. Paul tells me he's going...