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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Sam Mendes's masterful World War I drama "1917" won the Best Picture award at the Producers Guild of America last night. The PGA has...
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Exclusive: Ken Sunshine and Shawn Sachs are still repping the Grammys for press next Sunday. But I am told that they've resigned-- or shall we...
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Dr. Dolittle isn't dead, but he's dying fast at a local movie theater. Receipts for Friday opening night including Thursday previews came to $6.3 million....
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There are only eight episodes of the third season of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." I sort of knew this going in, but when episode...
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It's good news and bad for two box office stars this weekend. Last night's preview numbers for "Bad Boys for Life" and "Dolittle" tell very...
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Ousted NARAS/Grammy CEO Deborah Dugan dug her own grave. She arrived with good intentions, but she ultimately her own worst enemy. Problems began last spring,...
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Turmoil at the Grammys and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences: they've ousted new CEO Deborah Dugan, who began work on August...
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EXCLUSIVE Guess who wants to build a 244 foot tall, 21 story skyscraper in the middle of landmarked Greenwich Village? Why, the real life...
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The 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. Mariah Carey, who's never written a song by herself and was accused of plagiarism...
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THURSDAY MORNING: "Dolittle" now has a 13 on Rotten Tomatoes. Compare that to a 20 for "Cats." Yikes! WEDNESDAY Someone call a vet! Universal Pictures...