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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"Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" is going to need its own hospital wing at this point. Last night, at the end of the show,...
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Carrie Fisher--one of the funniest, nicest people ever--gets a bunch of showings on HBO starting on Thursday of her brilliant one woman show, "Wishful...
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Madonna Louise Ciccone Penn Ritchie so wants to be Jewish, right? She was born Catholic, and has never converted to Judaism. She wants everyone...
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It's hard to say which is worse, but "Somewhere" and "I Love You Phillip Morris" are among the top 10 worst films of 2010. "Somewhere"...
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Last night, Ronnie Spector stole our hearts again. At her 10th annual Christmas show at  BB King's on 42nd St., Ronnie rocked the house. She...
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So what was the weirdest movie of 2010? I'm not saying worst--there were many far worse for many reasons--but Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix's...
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Exclusive: Julie Taymor is not concerned about postponing the opening of "Spider Man: Turn off the Dark" from January 11 to February 7, 2011. "We're happy...
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As a devoted "Dallas" fan from its golden era, I must speak up now. There is no "Dallas" reboot for TV without Larry Hagman as...
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I told you about Jonathan Bristol, Ken Starr's lawyer at the Winston & Strawn firm, back in August. http://tinyurl.com/3y22t7f On Thursday Bristol was indicted for...
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Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul and dear friend, is home from the hospital and she's ok. Miss Franklin granted JET Magazine a short interview so...