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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By the time I finished watching Rachel Weisz in her new thriller, "The Whistleblower," I wanted all my money back from those UNICEF cartons. This exciting...
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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban shut down a whole city block last night in Toronto in front of the Elgin Theater. The reason was...
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"As the World Turns," a 54 year old institution on CBS, ends its run on Friday. So far CBS has inflamed fans of the...
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As you may know, James Franco is all around us. He's circled us. Not content to let being the bad guy in "Spider Man"...
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Hereafter, Clint Eastwood's new film, called "Hereafter" will be discussed for the director's ability to make the most from the least. Even though "Hereafter" is...
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The Toronto Film Festival is all about parties. And the best parties are at the temporary Soho House that's been set up over night...
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Kevin Kline's made five films already with writer-director Lawrence Kasdan, including true modern classics like "The Big Chill" and "Silverado." But Kasdan's been MIA...
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British actor Colin Firth celebrated his 50th birthday here at the Toronto Film Festival last night and got the best gift ever: a standing ovation, thunderous applause,...
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Joaquin Phoenix is returning to films. I told you that last March. http://tinyurl.com/24cxujb But he's not at the Toronto Film Festival, even though the...
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This morning, very quietly, Ken Starr pleaded guilty to swindling his celebrity clients out of more than $50 million. Of course, the story is not...