Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also 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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The Jackson family is ready to object to Michael’s will. Katherine Jackson has filed a motion (see attached
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Legal representatives for Katherine Jackson filed papers Friday to challenge John Branca, John McClain, and Joel Katz as executors of estate in Michael Jackson’s...
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Aimee Mann ''whose songs occupy a quarter of my Creative Zen X-Fi MP3 player ' took requests last night at the City Winery on...
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The police investigations into Michael Jackson’s two main doctors'skin doc Dr. Arnold Klein and heart doc Dr. Conrad Murray'are narrowing. You can feel that...
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He’s won the Emmy for Best Supporting...
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Sad news: Malachy McCourt, the bon vivant actor brother of “Angela’s Ashes” author Frank McCourt, issued a dire statement yesterday. Frank is “gravely ill,”...
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Andy Samberg may have mixed feelings today. The “Saturday Night Live” star partners with pop star Justin Timberlake on very funny short films on...
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One of the biggest mysteries of the Michael Jackson case is how Dr. Conrad Murray found his way into Michael’s life. Randy Phillips, head of...
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While the Los Angeles Police Department is focused on Michael Jackson’s principal doctors ' Conrad Murray and Arnold Klein ''there are others worth investigating.
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Flash: this morning, after much back and forth, the Letterman show got permits for Paul McCartney to go up on their roof. Even as...