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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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...
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James Cameron will have to compose another congratulatory message to "Avengers: Endgame" tonight. The Marvel comics movie is set to surpass Cameron's "Avatar" and become...
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The hunt is on for celebrity guests this years at the various Cannes parties. On Friday night, Charles Finch got a gang together at the...
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So Woody Allen and his team have gotten aggressive, at last. They've posted the trailer for "A Rainy Day in New York" themselves, even...
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"Rocketman" launched in Cannes on Thursday night with a lot of fanfare plus a performance by Elton John and his star, Taron Egerton. I...
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Beautifully produced, a real record, a real single that should be played on the radio. "There Goes My Miracle" is instantly catchy with a...