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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The New Yorker's highly regarded journalist Ken Auletta tried to nail movie mogul Harvey Weinstein in 2002. His article, "Beauty and the Beast,"...
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Larry David will not be hosting the Oscars. "No one asked me anyway," he told me last night at Sean Penn's annual Haiti fundraiser...
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The Golden Globes tomorrow night on NBC may break the recent curse for awards shows that have suffered in the ratings. That's because for once...
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The big white elephant in the room is actually a lively kicking donkey. Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" hit $81 million over the weekend without any...
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The 2019 Producers Guild Awards motion picture nominations are in, and they're going to set the stage for the Oscar Best Picture nods. Not...
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This week Kevin Hart should be doing one thing: promoting his abandoned and very good movie "The Upside" starring Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman....
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Today I received dueling press releases for Broadway plays. Either "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the biggest grossing play of all time, or "Harry...
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Bob Einstein, the cool customer of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" fame, has died at 76 after a fight with cancer. He was the older brother...
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Twelve years ago, Madonna adopted a three year old boy named David Banda from Malawi. Now, at 13, he played guitar for her at...
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Good afternoon! It's 2019 and Kanye West is still among us on Twitter. He started his...