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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Like Cher and The Who, Paul Simon's retirement is over. Last fall, he played his "final" shows in New York. But they were so...
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Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's final musical was "The Sound of Music." It debuted on Broadway in 1959 and has been a classic staple...
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Barbra Streisand said she what felt in her gut about Michael Jackson's accusers. But then the Twitter world came crashing down on her,...
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Mel Gibson is done in Hollywood. Don't let what anyone says fool ya. His new release, "Dragged Across Concrete," is in stealth mode. It's playing...
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It's all about "Us" this weekend. Jordan Peele's follow up to "Get Out" scored a huge $29 million Friday including $7.4 mil from Thursday previews....
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There are no such things as coincidences. Robert Mueller has turned in special investigator's report on Donald Trump and Russian collusion. It took 22 months,...
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It's that time of the year again. The Kennedy Center Honors has sent out questionnaires to past winners, the artists' committee, other friends asking who...
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Jordan Peele is on a roll. UPDATE His horror satire, "Us," scored $7.4 million last night in previews. It's on track for a $60...
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Roseanne Barr is busy blaming Sara Gilbert for her implosion on TV and the end of the "Roseanne" show. This is her latest gambit...
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French TV audiences didn't clamor for "Leaving Neverland." According to reports from Paris, the controversial documentary scored 1.8 million viewers its first part, and 1.1...