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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Reports in the last few days that Mike Myers may revive Austin Powers and Dr. Evil one more time. Please, Mike, say it isn't...
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Reeve Carney can really thank Julie Taymor now. He's been plucked from his grueling job playing Peter Parker in "Spider Man: Turn off the...
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It's time to catch up with the summer box office. Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" is about to hit $50 mil domestically. This is...
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The big Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial dedication is fast coming upon us. NBC, CBS, ABC but not Fox, I am told, are going...
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Mick Jagger--this column was FIRST to report that he was planning a new album without the Rolling Stones. His supergroup, called SuperHeavy, debuts its...
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I told you last October that the single biggest donor to Jennifer Lopez's tax free Maribel Foundation was hedge fund king Ray Dalio. The...
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(Exclusive) Alec Baldwin may be skipping the Emmy Awards again this year. Last year he was a no show, and didn't win...
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I've confirmed that James Franco's film, "The Broken Tower," has been officially sold to Focus Features and will be shown at the Toronto Film Festival....
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I told you first, and quite a while ago, that "The King's Speech" would head to Broadway after its run as a film. Then...
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Kevin Bacon, Gerard Butler and Leonardo DiCaprio were among the stars who helped the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association hand out their annual charitable...