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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Elizabeth Olsen, the younger sister of Mary Kate and Ashley, is breaking out as a big movie star. At Sundance, she received kudos for...
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The Time 100 list is out, and it's full of entertainers, celebrities, and executives from the business. From thoughtful rock stars like Sting and...
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In Cameron Crowe's very moving and informational documentary, "The Union," I learned a lot about both of its subjects, Leon Russell and Elton John....
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Lady Gaga needs to get a thicker skin. She doesn't want Weird Al Yankovic to do a parody of her Madonna like song, "Born...
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Because so many readers won't know who he was, I thought I'd mention Michael Sarrazin's passing yesterday at age 70. In the 60s and...
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Michael Douglas: "He's a rock star," someone said last night when Douglas came into the Booth Theater to see Kathleen Turner's opening night in...
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I know you're dying to hear how Charlie Sheen's day went. So here it is: in Los Angeles, he lost his custody motion with...
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Kathleen Turner has a lot of loyal exes, I'll say that for her. Last night for the premiere of her new play, called "High,"...
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Sean Combs, aka P Diddy et al, really likes acting, maybe more than rapping, making records, and selling vodka. He had such a good...
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The trades are reporting that Oscar winner and now six time nominee Jeff Bridges "has inked a contract with Blue Note Records." Yes, well,...