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: TJ Jackson, 34 year old son of Tito Jackson, is actually named in Katherine Jackson's will as her successor guardian. TJ is in...
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Exclusive: Lee Daniels's "The Butler" started shooting yesterday in New Orleans. And there's a lot of news I can tell you EXCLUSIVELY about this...
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Exclusive: Katherine Jackson finally spoke to her grandchildren by phone from Phoenix this morning. A source says the conversation "lasted a while." The kids...
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"Glee" is set in high school, but three quarters of the people on it look they're ready for pensions. (Just kidding!) So now a...
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Katherine Jackson coming back to Los Angeles? That's what Randy Jackson, the mastermind of her vanishing, told "Good Morning America" this morning. If so,...
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The cast of "Modern Family" didn't show up on Tuesday for the table reading of the script for the first episode of the new...
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The last time the Steinbeck Award was given out was in 2003, to Joan Baez. Named for the famed author of "The Grapes of...
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Just a little while ago, on MSNBC, Rev. Al Sharpton interviewed Randy Jackson, Michael's brother, about yesterday's fracas. Randy says quite clearly. "We were...
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One reason for all the hostility between Michael Jackson's brothers and the estate: the brothers had to come to the executors hat in hand...
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The great Mira Nair, one of my favorite people, will open the Venice Film Festival with her new film, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist." Mira's great...