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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It was just a few weeks ago that Carly Simon went to London on a promo tour for her “Never Been Gone” ...
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Let’s not blame Uma Thurman for mistakes made by others. A film she made called “Motherhood” debuted at Sundance two years ago–and had a...
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Bruce Springsteen may have a $100 million record deal at Sony Music but the person he trusted most is gone. Tracy Nurse, a...
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“Nowhere Boy,” the acclaimed film that tells the story of John Lennon’s early days, has gotten a US release date. I am told...
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“Come Fly Away,” the sizzling, sexy Twyla Tharp dance show with the music of Frank Sinatra, is a hit. Last night’s opening...
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EXCLUSIVE! Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 12th. I told you this would happen on Wednesday. http://showbiz411.wordpress.com/2010/03/23/woody-allen-russell-crowe-robin-hood-opening-night/ This means...
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California’s very popular Senator  Barbara Boxer has a challenger for her Democratic seat. It seems Hollywood is sending producer Brian Quintana into the ring.An...
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Johnny Maestro, lead singer of the Brooklyn Bridge, and famed vocalist from the 50s and 60s has passed away. He was 70...
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Michael Jackson’s fake kid, Omer Bhatti, a cousin named Genevieve Jackson, and Katherine Jackson–via satellite link–are all going to converge on a...
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You read earlier this week that EMI Music, desperate to settle its staggering debt, is thinking of licensing its recorded music to...