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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Starting next week, showbiz411.com heads to the Cannes Film Festival with regular updates beginning on Wednesday, May 12th. But also check for us on...
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Here's a little more on Madonna's movie, "W.E"-- and some other movie bits... According to sources, the Material Director wants hot as a pistol young...
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News from the IFP dinner for a mere one hundred or so filmmakers last night at Diane von Furstenberg's design studio: Oliver Stone is getting...
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Matt Lauer told me right before the annual mid year dinner for the Museum of the Moving Image last night that he wasn't going...
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Madonna is interviewed by director Gus van Sant in the new Interview magazine. Let's say this now: I cannot wait to see the movie...
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"Iron Man 2" hits theatres on Friday and it's chock full of strange cameo appearances. Oracle's founder Larry Ellison gets to say a line and...
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The cat is out of the bag. On his blog today, Mike Fleming writes about Sting making a deal to write a musical with...
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Rhoda Morgenstern has finally gotten her great citation. Valerie Harper, very deservedly, has been nominated for a Tony Award for Lead Actress in a...
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Lynn Redgrave could actually boast that her Oscar nominations were three decades apart. She made an indelible impression in 1966's "Georgy Girl" and was...
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The newly discovered Michael Jackson album I told you about --exclusively--yesterday may pose some legal problems. The album was recorded by Michael in the fall...