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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Turmoil at the Grammys and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences: they've ousted new CEO Deborah Dugan, who began work on August...
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EXCLUSIVE Guess who wants to build a 244 foot tall, 21 story skyscraper in the middle of landmarked Greenwich Village? Why, the real life...
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The 2020 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. Mariah Carey, who's never written a song by herself and was accused of plagiarism...
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THURSDAY MORNING: "Dolittle" now has a 13 on Rotten Tomatoes. Compare that to a 20 for "Cats." Yikes! WEDNESDAY Someone call a vet! Universal Pictures...
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Elton John has a dilemma. Every year he and David Furnish host their Oscar dinner and party in West Hollywood for their Elton John...
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Only one of the top 3 vote-getters in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's public voting will be inducted this year: the Doobie...
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Will Smith has made a string of turkeys along with several blockbusters. He has two Oscar nominations. The last one was in 2007 for...
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First of all, think of this: Clint Eastwood has made 11 movies since 2006's "Letters from Iwo Jima," which was in Japanese. And that...
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Linda Ronstadt: may I tell you how wonderful she is? She came to Los Angeles from her home in San Francisco to accept an...
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Vanity Fair's 2020 Oscar issue goes for something different than usual: it's the anti-Oscar issue. Instead of nominees and big stars, they went mostly for...