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.
0 4813

Here are just a few links to the exclusive stories I broke about Ken Starr, the money manager who swindled his celebrity clients. CNBC...
0 2821

Elton John's annual amazing AIDS Foundation dinner for the Oscars has chosen a special guest rock group to perform for its patrons: Foster the...
0 5956

Reports come from TMZ tonight that Demi Moore was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital for substance abuse. She's likely on her way to...
0 2589

The Oscar nominations are in, and there are lots of movies and actors who got left out. Steve McQueen's "Shame" was totally snubbed, along...

Best Picture nominees: The Artist, The Help, The Descendants, War Horse, Moneyball, Midnight in Paris, Tree of Life, Hugo, and the big surprise--Extremely Loud...
0 2916

This is heartbreaking. Bingham Ray, one of the nice guys, a champion of independent film, died today at age 57. He suffered two strokes...
0 3103

I was sorry to miss this year's Sundance Film Festival--my first absence in eons. But from all reports it's kind of a fizzle, with...
0 2943

Spike Lee premiered his "Red Hook Summer" at Sundance on Sunday night and things got a little raucus. Maybe because the Giants were playing...

Our own LEAH SYDNEY reports from Hollywood: Thomas Langmann, the son of late famed French film director Claude Berri, won the Producers Guild of...
0 1799

The big news in Sundance today: legendary singer songwriter Paul Simon is due to arrive in Park City to help promote Joe Berlinger's documentary...