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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It's not that Tony Bennett is 85, it's that he sings better now than ever, with astonishing pitch, range, depth and texture. He did...
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Breaking News! "Mad Men" Emmy nominee Jon Hamm recently told us his secrets for formal wear attire. Why does he look so good in...
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Emmy nominee John Slattery is back, directing at least one new episode of "Mad Men" this season. It's episode 5, he told our
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The executive producer of "One Life to Live," Frank Valentini, has signed on with Prospect Park Productions for the online version of the show....
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So I did tell you first back on May 7th that "Sparkle," the 1976 movie, was being remade. There have been all sorts of...
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Paul McCartney may or may not be getting married to Nancy Shevell this weekend or next month, depending on which tabloid you read. The...
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Wind, rain, sudden autumn, cold weather--nothing kept people away from Andrea Bocelli's big Central Park concert last night. But in the confusion of seating...
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Nikki Finke--attention seeker, corrosive personality--is suing, or rather her parent company is suing, the embattled Hollywood Reporter's parent company over copyright infringement. It's a...
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Sean Penn's J/P HRO group has been chosen by the Haitian government--via the World Bank -- to receive a $2.25 million grant. The project,...
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Greta Gerwig is hot as a pistol right now. After making a splash in Noah Baumbach's terrific comedy, "Greenberg," she's gotten roles with Woody...