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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Annapurna Pictures' Megan Ellison is independent and very smart, but her Annapurna Pictures has dug itself into a hole. This weekend's release of "Where'd...
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You can now listen to three new versions of The Beatles' "Something," one of George Harrison's masterpieces, on YouTube and on Amazon. I've posted...
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I wrote the other day that Ellen Barkin was killed off her TNT series, "Animal Kingdom," after four seasons. At the same time, she...
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I promised this headline, so here it is: Where'd ya go, Bernadette? Richard Linklater's comedy starring Cate Blanchett, based on a best selling book,...
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For Madonna's birthday, she posted a video to Instagram of her four adopted kids serenading her with Elton John's "Your Song." They're probably too...
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The Friday box office offered only good news to Universal Pictures, which has the number 1 and 2 films. "Good Boys" scored $8.3 million...
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Peter Fonda has died from lung cancer today at age 79. It was only last month that his cornerstone movie, "Easy Rider," celebrated its...
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Taylot Swift comes of age: "Lover," the title track from her new album, is adult and sultry, bluesy even. Written with and produced by...
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Hard to believe, but today marks one year since the passing of Aretha Franklin. So many accolades have been visited on her including the...
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The unthinkable has happened again. "The Book of Mormon" is back on discount. Once the king of sold out shows, the Tony winning musical seems...