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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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...
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Is it a coincidence or did James L. Brooks take so long to finish "How Do You Know" that he managed to work in...
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The directors and cast of "True Grit" seem like they weathered their total shut out from the Golden Globes just fine. They had a...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- you know how much I love them!-- announces its new inductees later today. However. the website...
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Jon Bon Jovi, whom I know very well and admire, and Laurene Powell Jobs, whose husband gave us the IPad, have been appointed to...
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There are lots of 'canned' reactions from various Globe nominees all over the place today. But our own Randee Dawn got these reactions from...
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Michael Jackson's new "Michael" album was officially released today. It immediately zoomed up the charts to number...five. Wow: checking out the amazon and ITunes charts...