Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is 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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EXCLUSIVE Don't say Sean Penn isn't grateful to his crew from "Flag Day." He's bringing them to Cannes! That's right. The talk of the Croisette...
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Dear Lana del Rey, Today is July 5th. You said in April that a new album called "Blue Banisters" was coming out on July 4th....
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What year is it again? Over the weekend, Queen's Greatest Hits went to number 1 on iTunes. Joni Mitchell's "Blue" is number 2.
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SUNDAY UPDATE I guess there will be an "F 10." The most recent movie in the "Fast and Furious" saga, "F9," will cross the $500...
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Sean Penn's movie, "Flag Day," is a family affair. His kids, Dylan and Hopper, each have roles. Dylan is actually the main character, Jennifer Vogel,...
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UPDATE The NY Post, which I call the NY Past, helped themselves to this exclusive from this site. They also used a picture from...
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Joe Lauro, famous documentary filmmaker and archivist, says on Facebook this morning that there's an untold story behind the footage that has become Questlove's...
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The July 4th weekend at the box office began with good news and bad news. Both "F9" and "Cruella" hit hot numbers. The former became...
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Drat! Well, they tried but the pandemic was too much to overcome. "Downton Abbey 2" started late and will finish late. Originally scheduled for December...
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Nile Rodgers-- who's just set up shop in Miami -- has the number 1 hit in the UK today. He plays on and produced...