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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"Laverne and Shirley" star Cindy Williams has died at 75. Williams played the straight woman (meaning straight faced)...
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The Grammys are starting to take form for Sunday and they look really good. Kacey Mugraves, I'm told, is...
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Because of Avatar 2: The Way of Water, blue people on screen are really in right now. But one...
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Put a fork in "American Gigolo," "Let the Right One In." and the upcoming "Three Women" on Showtime cable. They are all...
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An actor has been tapped to play Michael Jackson in an upcoming film. Jaafar Jackson, Michael's "double" nephew, will play his uncle...
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The Rock and Roll Gall of Fame will announce new nominations this Wednesday. Then there'll be a vote and the wrong people...
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Some news about next Sunday's Grammy Awards. Harry Styles is confirmed to perform and attend. He's up for a...
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Lisa Loring has died. She played the original Wednesday on "The Addams Family" TV series in the 1960s. She was 64.
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What if Barbarella, Edith Ann, Anita from West Story, and the Flying Nun made a movie together? That's the question posed by...
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Few people probably recognize the name Julian Schlossberg. But in New York, and Hollywood, he's been the secret ingredient in dozens of...