Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.
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EXCLUSIVE: The new "West Side Story" is supposed to start previews tomorrow. I'm told that the avant garde choreographer hired for the production-- Anne Teresa De...
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What a weird morning on NBC's Today Show. The Golden Globes are on NBC and yet the Today show this morning pretty much ignored the...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press dealt some blows to several movies this morning. The biggest disaster is "Cats," from Universal Pictures. With an all star cast...
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We're live updating the 2020 Golden Globe nominations begin at 8amET/5amPT. Keep refreshing... So far, the Globes have included "The Farewell" as a foreign language...
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Nine years after the irrepressible, beloved Elaine Kaufman died at the age of 81, her legacy lives on. The regulars from her joint on...
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The schism between New York and Los Angeles film critics grew bigger today. LAFCA, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and not a potato...
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Here are the nominations on the TV side of the Critics Choice Awards. All the shows were pretty evenly distributed. Ava Duvernay's "When they...
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Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" leads the Critics Choice nominations for 2020 with 14 nods including Best Picture, Actor, Director, 2 best supporting actors, and...
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Chris Martin can't be too happy right now. Coldplay's new album has turned into a sales disaster. The reasons are unclear. Coldplay appeared on "Saturday...
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Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant was part of the group at a cast and crew screening for "Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker." Grant plays...