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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"Wall Street 2" aka "Money Never Sleeps" took a nap at the box office Friday night and brought in a drowsy $7 million. Nikki Finke's...
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The New York Film Festival premiere of "The Social Network" might have gotten a little confusing on Friday night. At Lincoln Center's Alice Tully...
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Moviegoers, this is the weekend you've been waiting for. Especially if you've been "Waiting for Superman"! Davis Guggenheim's documentary is an extraordinary look into what's...
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James Franco got great reviews today for his work in "Howl." It's just the beginning of his assault on the American public. Next comes...
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Conan O'Brien must be having a good chuckle right now. Jeff Zucker, the man who engineered his ouster and the chaos surrounding it, was...
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In the end, no one can hurt you more than your family. Rupert Murdoch's finding that out this morning. His company has spent millions already...
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I just got word that a bunch of stars have finally lined up for a performance/rally to save the Motion Picture Home Hospital in...
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Yesterday in the New York Daily News, my colleague Frank DiGiacomo ran an excellent story about DefJam Records president L.A. Reid. Frank said Reid...
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Susan Boyle, who is famous and popular for reasons I cannot fathom, has been in a brouhaha with Lou Reed all month. The backstory: on...
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It's not easy being James Franco. He's getting rave reviews for his roles in "Howl" and "127 Hours" this fall, and is headed to an...