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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It's Wednesday morning. So far, the Lady Gaga-Bradley Cooper soundtrack album to "A Star is Born" has sold 131,000 copies since Friday. According to hitsdailydouble.com,...
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Warner Brothers underestimated "A Star is Born" for the regular three day weekend. Originally the studio said the film made $42.5 million from previews through...
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The Jingle Ball is coming. Yes, it's that time of year. I Heart Radio, formerly Clear Channel, rounds up all the big top 40...
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Barbra Streisand goes after Donald Trump in the video to her catchy and effective new song, "Don't Lie to Me." The refrain is "How...
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It's exciting news for Broadway, but not for Lady Gaga fans. The star of "A Star is Born" will not be playing Fanny Brice on...
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The all -star film about Roger Ailes and the fall of Fox News in the #MeToo scandal has been dropped suddenly by Annapurna Pictures. That's...
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It's the time of the season for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, long in...
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Taylor Swift came out swinging for the political fences this week. She endorsed Democrats running for office in Tennessee, and vehemently came out against...
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The self appointed Oscar prognosticators are out and about. They're making their lists, checking them twice, even if they haven't seen all the movies....
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Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11-9" is enlightening, elucidating, and enlivening. But the much anticipated documentary is a dud at the box office. Without a smoking gun,...