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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I've got to say, reading Peter Lauria's account of Fred Goodman's new book about Warner Music, even I thought I must have been wrong. The...
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Ken Starr sits in a downtown Manhattan jail, accused of stealing at least $60 million from his celebrity clients like Neil Simon, Carly Simon,...
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It was a beautiful night to be outdoors in Manhattan Thursday, cool and comfortable--except one music fan at the third night's installment of this...
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Ed Limato, 73, one of the most legendary Hollywood talent agents ever, died on Saturday after a long illness. Ed, a bon vivant who...
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http://www.showbiz411.com/2009/12/01/20091201box-office-betting-cantor-index Before December 1, 2009, no one knew that Cantor Fitzgerald was planning to launch box office betting. This column broke the story after...
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With the uncertainty surrounding 20th Century Fox's casting choices for "X Men First Class," Benjamin Walker has ankled the project. Walker is negotiating a deal...
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It's a good thing Summit Entertainment is making so much money on the "Twilight" series. They also have in their possession "The Beaver," starring Mel...
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Kelsey Grammer is getting a divorce from third wife, Camille. They have two children. At first this one is a head-scratcher since Kelsey and Camille...
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The Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz film, "Knight and Day," enters its second weekend at the box office with trouble. That's T for Tom trouble. "Knight and...
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The word around Capitol Records is that they're about to launch a re-master re-release program for the Beatles' Apple Records catalog. Those were the days,...