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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This will not be like the famous scenes from Blake Edwards' masterpiece satire, "SOB." A studio executive dies on Malibu beach, and no realizes...
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are having twins. Congrats! They broke the news last week to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle. Here's the...
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The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations are out, and everything changes again. Some chances have been improved, some lessened. SAG nominations are the best predictors...
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Robert DeNiro is so happy about reuniting with Harvey Keitel in "Little Fockers" but their meeting is brief, and funny. The pair are associated...
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Paul Simon--who I think dreads reading his name in gossip columns but listen--we have to promote what he's doing. Paul tells me he's going...
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Is it a coincidence or did James L. Brooks take so long to finish "How Do You Know" that he managed to work in...
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The directors and cast of "True Grit" seem like they weathered their total shut out from the Golden Globes just fine. They had a...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- you know how much I love them!-- announces its new inductees later today. However. the website...
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Jon Bon Jovi, whom I know very well and admire, and Laurene Powell Jobs, whose husband gave us the IPad, have been appointed to...
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There are lots of 'canned' reactions from various Globe nominees all over the place today. But our own Randee Dawn got these reactions from...