Tag Archives: Roger Friedman

Theater: Broadway’s Spider Man is Improving

Br Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Well, well. “Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” has actually improved. I saw it on Friday night, and there were no glitches or stops of any kind. The flying and all the special effects were absolutely thrilling. After about 100 performances, the aerialists actually seem comfortable[...]

‘Mad Men’ to flash forward through most of 1964

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: This isn’t too much of a spoiler for “Mad Men.” But it does seem like the folks from Sterling Cooper are going to flash forward a bit through most of 1964. When we last saw Don, Betty, Roger, Joan, Pete, and Peggy it just at the[...]

Mickey Rooney Serenades Michael Jackson Fans at Event, Corey Feldman Makes Speech

EXCLUSIVE FIRST REPORT By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Mickey Rooney serenaded the Michael Jackson fans at the Beverly Hilton tonight. The 85 year old entertainer was a child movie star. Corey Feldman made a speech. Genevieve Jackson, Randy’s daughter, performed. But Randy Jackson has made proclamations denouncing the whole event tonight.[...]

Hollywood Money Advisor: Starr Gave No Hint of Trouble to Clients Day Before Arrest

By: Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: The Ken Starr scandal is going to be far reaching and affect not just big name celebrities but plenty of small investors. One producer of more than two dozen “classic” films of the modern era met with Starr, his financial manager, last Wednesday, the day before[...]

Salma Hayek Wants “Ugly Betty” Broadway Musical

By: Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: I am happy to report that Oscar nominee Salma Hayek (“Frida”) is ready for her return to film. Hayek has been mostly AWOL since having baby Valentina two years ago with husband Francois Pinault. But she’s been back in force here at Cannes as Pinault–handsome. blonde,[...]

Bret Michaels: Is the Media Ignoring Good News on Purpose?

By Roger Friedman Bret Michaels is going to recover from his brain hemorrhage. But the media doesn’t seem much interested. I am told by a source that Michaels will recover, that the recovery will take a few months and involve rehabilitation. He is not having seizures. He is not dying.[...]

The see-sawing fortunes of Britney Spears charity

BY ROBERT W. WELKOS Pop star Britney Spears may be riding high again after her hit Circus Tour, but the charitable foundation that bears her name has seen better times. According to the report, the latest filing of the Britney Spears Foundation for the year 2008 finds that the American[...]