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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No one is more "in" right now than Elaine May. At age 87, she's just won a Tony Award for "The Waverly Gallery," she's...
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"Star Wars" is shrinking at the box office. "The Rise of Skywalker" is nearing $1 billion worldwide, but it's way behind the previous installments. "The...
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UPDATED Tony Danza emceed the annual AARP Movies for Grown Ups dinner last night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel with aplomb and genuine excitement....
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It's a shonda, but Dr. Alex Karev will not be answering any more pages at Grey Sloan Hospital in Seattle. Actor Justin Chambers left the...
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That didn't take long. Six days after Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes and called members of the Hollywood Foreign Press racists, the group has...
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Universal Pictures has the odd distinction of having the best and worst movie of the 2019 season. "Cats" has been a spectacular failure, and a...
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Oprah Winfrey is certainly in the news right now. It seem she's been busy advising Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, if reports are correct. But...
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The new version of "West Side Story" was supposed to open on Broadway on February 6th. But then the actor who plays Tony, Isaac Powell,...
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I'll take HUGE RATINGS for 15 million. That's right. After hovering just under that number for two nights in a row, "Jeopardy: GOAT"-- which means...
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It's really the year of women for the Academy Awards. The Oscars had already announced two dynamic female producers to run the show. They are...