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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Roman Polanski was freed by a Swiss court today and released from home arrest after a ten month ordeal. The famed director has been detained...
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Morgan Spurlock never shies away from an adventure. The director of "Super Size Me" took on the search for Osama Bin Laden. He also celebrated...
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Jackson Browne, on tour, stopped at the Oceana event in Watermill on Saturday night and played a full acoustic set on guitar and...
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Are the Hamptons still hot? Oh yes, indeed. So hot that I actually missed Denise Rich's cocktail party to celebrate her coming fall extravaganza...
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It's not Ken Starr who's suing Martin Scorsese. Let's all take a deep breath. Starr is in jail, on ice--so to speak--awaiting anything to happen...
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Wow--the most obscure people get feature obits in the New York Times. But not a famous talent agent. Ed Limato died last Saturday, July 3rd,...
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Reports are frantic that the bidding for Miramax is almost over. A group of investors, which doesn't include Harvey and Bob Weinstein, seems eager...
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Joaquin Phoenix, semi-retired but on the way back, is being sought for a new movie about Mafia murders. Phil Carlo, the legendary crime writer, has...
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Was Dave Letterman punished by the Emmy Awards? It sure seems like it. Until this year, Letterman's talk-variety fests have always been nominated for Outstanding...
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The 2010 Emmy Award nominations are out. And guess what? Conan O'Brien's short lived version of "The Tonight Show" got several nods including Best...