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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At the center of Daniele Thompson’s delightful comedy of manners, "Change of Plans," a hit at the 2009 Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, is a...
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I am so sorry to read about the passing of my friend, Stephen Rivers. He was 55 and died after a long bout with...
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Is wimpy Jack Johnson the last rock star? Or is it Leif Garrett-wannabe Justin Bieber, the marketing sensation of 2010? Sales for the top 50...
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A great New York night: the Friars Club took over the Waldorf Astoria main ballroom and toasted Motown's Smokey Robinson and Steiner Studios founder...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niqrrmev4mA&feature=player_embedded Is imitation really the sincerest form of flattery? Madonna must be trying to control all of her emotions right now on this subject....
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Variety, ever hoping to stay current, has revived an ancient Greek politician in their headlines today. The lead story in the Hollywood trade mag may...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nc4OeRu7cfs&feature=player_embedded The full video with Helen Thomas is not that much longer than the original. But Rabbi David Nesenoff has put up the full...
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Want to know what happens in season 4 of "Mad Men"? Even the cast is held to top, top secrecy. Apparently before every read-through of...
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Michael Fassbender had a hot year last year, in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds," and in Steve McQueen's "The Hunger." He also proved himself a good...
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Yes, that was Harvey Keitel having dinner at the Waverly Inn the other night. The Waverly remains the hot spot of the West Village...