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The Hollywood Reporter Unveils Comedy Class of 2013

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    Comedy Issue
    John Hamburg Dana Fox - H 2013
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    Hamburg, left, and Fox
    John Hamburg & Dana Fox
    Scripts' Top Docs

    How funny is Hamburg? So funny, he even found a way to punch up Mark Boal's Zero Dark Thirty (see below).

    STORY: The Changing Economics of Hollywood Script Rewrites

    Hamburg, 42, and Fox, 36, sit at the top of the rewriter heap: Rom-com queen Fox (at work on the Drew Barrymore starrer How to Be Single) commands $250,000 a week for a production rewrite, the high-pressure, time-sensitive work of doctoring a greenlighted script; Hamburg, who specializes in neurotic male-led comedies (including Night at the Museum), also gets $250,000 and up.

    To read more about Hollywood rewrites, click here.

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