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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If you were hoping to see Daniel Radcliffe perform this week on Broadway, better adjust your schedules. Thanks to Radcliffe, the musical revival of...
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The worst thing you have to do as a journalist is write of a friend's passing. I just learned this evening that my friend,...
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Rock stars rarely cancel appearances based on political situations. But Sting, an avid supporter of Amnesty International, bowed out of a concert in Astana,...

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I didn't want to let the death of Anthony Herrera go unmentioned in the regular entertainment press. (Soap actors get little love even though...
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Rooney Mara must have wondered what happened to "Tanner Hall." I know I did. I saw this film, made by Tatiana von Furstenberg and...
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It doesn't matter if you're in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or the Songwriters Hall of Fame or if you've had two...
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Life in the fast lane: Here's the picture sent out officially from the Monaco royal wedding of The Eagles with Prince Albert and his...
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"Larry Crowne" is not a great film and it's not exactly creating a stampede to the box office. On Friday night, Tom Hanks and...
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Fifteen years after it was started, the Nicole Brown Simpson Charitable Foundation is pretty much out of business. According to federal tax filings, the...