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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Stop me if you've heard this already: James Gunn has made a miracle of  comic book movie with "The Suicide Squad," and Margot Robbie...
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SUNDAY UPDATE: Disney is estimating $34.8 mil and $30 million from Premier Access. The latter number looks good, but that's what we said about...
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SUNDAY AM: "Stillwater" was deep sixed by Amanda Knox. Total weekend, four days incl. Thurs previews, came to $5.1 million. Terrible. This is such...
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And so it should be.  The Broadway League has decreed that everyone who sets foot in a Broadway theater in New York City must...
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Rhino's wonderful new collection of 81 Aretha Franklin songs and performances has a lot of rarities and alternate takes of famous songs. No...
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  UPDATE This Kid Laroi album is NOWHERE on the iTunes top 100 or 200 this week. It was released a year ago and sold...
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Bob Odenkirk Tweets from the hospital that he's going to be ok. Odernkirk collapsed on the set of "Better Call Saul:" earlier this week...
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Joey Gallo is in the air, his spirit and his bat. The Yankees just bought Joey Gallo...
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Well, this is getting interesting. Bryan Lourd, one of the main partners in powerhouse agency CAA, has rallied behind client Scarlett Johansson. He's gone on...
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David Cross, who starred with Bob Odenkirk in "Mr. Show," has great news about his friend. Cross posted to Twitter: "Just got off the phone...