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's new Christmas album, "Merry Christmas II You" is coming on November 2nd. I told you about this album first about six months...
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"The King's Speech," directed by Tom Hooper, won the audience award at the Toronto Film Festival. The Colin Firth-Geoffrey Rush film now heads to...
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I've been thinking about "The Social Network" a lot since I saw it last Thursday afternoon. "West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin's telling of how...
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Before the Beatles existed, John Lennon was in a group called The Quarrymen. And now The Quarrymen are coming to America at last, to...
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The box office prognosticators are going nuts right now because "The Town," directed by Ben Affleck, finished the weekend at number 1. It took...
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It's Yom Kippur, so this is the last post here until Sunday morning. In the meantime, there are are plenty of movies to see this...
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Today is the last day Procter & Gamble will air a soap opera. "As the World Turns" ends its 54 year run. It debuted...
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The movie about the making of Facebook, called "The Social Network," has a Beatles song in it. Somewhere in heaven, Neal Aspinall is rolling in...
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Yes, I told you yesterday that Nicole Kidman's "Rabbit Hole" was going to Lions Gate. Norton Herrick is helping with the financing. "Rabbit Hole"...
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Ryan Phillippe hasn't had it easy. During his marriage to Reese Witherspoon he was really overshadowed. It was tough. His friends knew he could...