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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Robert Zemeckis is in town for the premiere of his excellent drama, "Flight," the closing film of the New York Film Festival. Yes, "Flight"...
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Exclusive: James Franco, already an Oscar nominee in the lead category for "127 Hours," is throwing his hat in this year's race. I'm told...

I don't know why, but Adam Scott has directed himself and Jon Hamm in a remake of the "Simon & Simon" opening sequence. It's...
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Bruce Springsteen is joining the presidential race. He's coming to an Obama rally in Parma, Ohio on October 18th, where he will no doubt...
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Justin Bieber's fifteen minutes of fame are coming to an end. In a move of utter desperation, Bieber's management-- according to several entertainment sites--supposedly created...
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James Bond is back. "Skyfall" premiered this week at the London Film Festival. The top critic, Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail, gave it...
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Imagine that when the Rolling Stones first hit it big in 1964, two years into their career, they were considered avant garde. They were...
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Carol Miller had a book party the other night for her memoir, "Up All Night," at the new Cutting Room on East 32nd St....
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The great R&B legend Sam Moore turns 77 today. The singer of "Soul Man," "Hold on I'm Coming," "When Something is Wrong with My...
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ALL EXCLUSIVE Lots of this and that from the backstage at Barbra Streisand's return to Brooklyn: first of all, actor Elliott Gould had no...