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 big news in the Beatles world right now is that a John Lennon biopic is nearing its pre-production launch. Still untitled, the Lennon movie...
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Clive Davis's 90th birthday blow out part 2: A throwback pre-pandemic like gala for 600 friends at NYC's newest, sexiest ballroom at Casa Cipriani....
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Just to let you know, Harry Styles as a monster hit on his hands. "As It Was," released last Thursday evening, is booming bigger...

So you can forget going to the Emmy Awards and the Toronto Film Festival this September, kids. The Emmys and NBC have pulled a fast...
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COVID is still everywhere. Especially in showbiz. On Monday morning, Matthew Broderick appeared on "Live with Kelly...
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Part 1 of Clive Davis's 90th birthday celebration brought us to Brooklyn last night where New York University unveiled the Recording Institute named for...

You never know how things will play out. This weekend's "SNL" with Jerrod Carmichael and Gunna was a hit. The show drew 4.6 million viewers,...
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The good news is that the final Grammy ratings showed a slight uptick from the abysmal 2021 numbers. Final numbers for Sunday put the Grammys...
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You'll see below that I wrote about Julian Lennon's new album over two years ago. As I wrote, he did sign with BMG. Now they're...
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Today, Clive Davis celebrates his 90th birthday. Tomorrow, and Wednesday, Clive's friends will fete him with not one but two different kinds of galas. The first...