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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It was an old school night for Stevie Wonder as he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Apollo Theater. Several artists performed his...
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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" opens tonight after beginning previews six months ago. The good news: I'm told that the show's masterful creator,...
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Will Jamie Foxx be joining Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained"? That's the talk as the film--which already sounds great and it hasn't even been filmed....
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Well, I may have to eat my hat. The inside word from The Weinstein Company is that Madonna's effort as a movie director, "W.E.,"...
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One of the big topics last night at the Tony Awards: word that Matthew Broderick will replace Harry Connick, Jr. in a long planned...
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The great rock and roll and R&B singer Carl Gardner, Sr., leader of the Coasters, died yesterday at age 83. "Carl was one of...
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What a scene backstage at the Tony Awards, in a room next to the cramped Beacon Theater. Audemars Piguet watches had a contest for...
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Believe it or not, Jon Cryer still hasn't a word from his former co-star, Charlie Sheen. Cryer and Sheen were co-stars for eight seasons...
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Exclusive: We're sending prayers to The Big Man, Clarence Clemons He is said to be seriously ill after a stroke at his home...
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Tonight: the Tony Awards on CBS. Don't miss 'em. You'll see the best of the past Broadway season. But once the parties and fun...