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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For once, the Hamptons International Film Festival looks good. It starts Thursday and runs through the weekend, with Sharon Stone leading a parade of...
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Oliver Stone has started shooting “Wall Street 2″ with Carey Mulligan. Sort of. There are rumors that the film hasn’t had a smooth take...
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The much anticipated, magnificently expensive Julie Taymor-directed musical of “Spider-Man,” with music by U2, may have its financial backers. Sources say that Jim Stern, of...
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There was sad news last Friday for the indie film world. Disney is downsizing the new, or faux, Miramax. This is the post-Weinstein...
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    Carrie Fisher -- a five-foot tall ball of fire  --  may be Broadway’s hottest ticket this morning, more so...
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Lee Daniels‘ “Precious” got a rare standing ovation last night at the New York Film Festival. This is the powerful indie film starring Mariah...
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Big News from Boston, where Tom Cruise is shooting his comeback movie, “Wichita.” This week, Katie Holmes–aka Mrs. Cruise–was seen showing the couple’s toddler...