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: There are so many confabs with important people that I’ve lost track of them. There’s Davos, Clinton Global Initiative, TED, the United Nations,...
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The trailers are still running on YouTube. They’re also on the imdb.com. And they’re playing in theaters somewhere. Ninety days before the release of...
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Here’s a “Mad Men” head scratcher: two days after Johnny Depp opens in the movie version of “Dark Shadows” comes the 9th episode of...
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Our very own Leah Sydney reported on March 14th that Michael Douglas was going to make "Last Vegas" his next movie. Other publications either...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame annual induction show used to be a big deal. Remember the Waldorf Hotel big jam sessions with...
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Exclusive: Ellen Burstyn, Oscar winner for Martin Scorsese’s classic, “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” and a favorite of everyone’s, is coming to TV. She’s...
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I do have to laugh at this story. After a year of phone hacking, pie throwing in Parliament, more hacking, dozens of arrests, the...
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Is Sharon Stone back in good graces with celebrity AIDS organization amfAR? It was twoyears ago that this column caused a commotion when I...
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I wrote on Forbes.com back on March 26th that Fox might have trouble releasing "Neighborhood Watch." That's the film in which Ben Stiller, Vince...
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When you think of Los Angeles, you think of movies and television.  Theater, Opera, and spectacular performance art thrive in LA, and our Leah...