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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Woody Allen rarely plays his cards so everyone can see them. But in this week's New Yorker, Allen serves up a rare insight into...
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Opening night without the film's director? At Cannes, this would be a disappointment. Having just arrived in Paris, I am now getting all kinds of...
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This year's Cannes Film Festival may get very busy for Haiti fundraising. The word is that Chopard may be helping Penelope Cruz organize an auction...
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Barry Sonnenfeld's "Men in Black 3D", with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? I told you about this on April 21st, and the story...
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"Robin Hood" is barreling toward us quickly, with a big price tag. Ridley Scott's epic, starring Russell Crowe, opens the 2010 Cannes Film Festival...
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Last night, Mick Jagger went out on a limb, so to speak, for girlfriend L'Wren Scott. Jagger made a rare appearance at a rooftop benefit...
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Richard Gere puts his money where his mouth is, and he's consistent. One of the last great movie stars, Gere is underwriting appearances later this...
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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...