Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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Exclusive: Although it's been alluded to, here's the real story about Barbra Streisand's return to directing. She's agreed to direct "Skinny and Cat," an...
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God is not having a good run on Broadway. It's just been announced that within weeks of each of other, the three Broadway musicals...
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Wow. Even though, really, "Rock of Ages" is a better movie in about 30 ways than "That's My Boy," bad things are happening at...
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In August 2008, I reported an interesting tidbit in the then unfolding John Edwards scandal. A former campaign worker of Edwards ran into him...
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Rielle Hunter's book is being excerpted in Radar Online, the AP, and ABC News has an exclusive on it. Hunter is quick to say...
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Alec Baldwin is now in the middle of a good one. Tonight is the movie premiere of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love." Will...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" now has a second official trailer. It plays at the bottom of the home page here in our video...
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Tribeca Films announced this morning what I told you back on June 6th: they've bought "Glee" star Chris Colfer's excellent comedy, "Struck by Lightning,"...

"Homeland" and "Community" won Best Drama and Best Comedy, respectively, at the 2nd annual Critics Choice TV Awards. Special nod to our old pal...
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Exclusive: Jon Hamm has proved himself so adept at comedy on "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" that it's about to pay off in...