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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Fox Searchlight has rolled the dice on its first big purchase under the Disney umbrella. For $13 million, they've bought Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life,"...
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Is there nothing else Whitney Houston's family can do to her now that she's dead? You think, no, what else could there be? She's dead,...
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I have no clue and no spoilers about Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood." But it's written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, so...
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And so, it's over. "Game of Thrones" has finished up with unhappy endings. Jon Snow killed his crazy lover and was banished to Siberia. He...
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Do you think anything could upstage the "Game of Thrones" finale? How about this? "SNL" star Colin Jost and movie star Scarlett Johansson are getting...
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First, I told you that French distributor MARS would release Woody Allen's "Rainy Day in New York" this fall. Then news broke that an Italian...
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As we surmised yesterday, "Avengers: Endgame" is now the 2nd highest grossing film of all time. It knocked off "Avatar." We're waiting for James...
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I'm late catching up with some good news. Alfred A. Knopf has fired editor Gary Fisketjon for "breach of policy." It was reported first...
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The doctors must have given Mick Jagger a super-turbo heart valve. Or he's got it turned up to 11, a la Spinal Tap. He...
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Last week on "Game of Thrones" we witnessed the poetic end of Cersei Lannister and her brother, Jaime, as their castle crashed in around...