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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Phil Smith, the long time head of the Shubert Organization, and a Broadway star in his own right, has died at age 89. The...
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UPDATED Thoughts, January 15, 2020: Just caught up with a second viewing of "One Night in Miami." It is a powerful, well made film....
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Harvey Fierstein, stand down. Emma Thompson has been cast as evil Mrs. Trunchbull, the deliciously malicious central...
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You've never heard of "Hard Kill." It's the latest Bruce Willis movie that was made for straight to video and streaming. Rotten Tomatoes gave it...
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Turns out injecting some stunt casting into "The Conners" didn't hurt the ailing ratings, it actually helped them. Multiple Emmy Award winner Candice Bergen guested...
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At the end of "Avengers: Endgame," Chris Evans retires as Captain America and hands his famed shield to Anthony Mackie. Evans goes on to...
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The Motion Picture Academy usually gives out Lifetime Achievement awards. Among them, in most years is the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian award. They were re-branded...
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Well, why not? Now Mick Fleetwood has sold the rights to his recorded catalog to BMG. He follows bandmates Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Byckingham, who've...
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read all today's Showbiz411 headlines click here Harold Bornstein, the doctor who said Donald Trump was in excellent shape and was mocked...
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All movies of any value are leaving the first half of 2021. While we wait for James Bond "No Time to Die" to set...