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Marc Hyman

Marc Hyman

American screenwriter
Marc Hyman
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Quick Facts

Intro American screenwriter
Is Screenwriter
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
The details (from wikipedia)


Marc Hyman is an American screenwriter. His writing credits include Universal's Meet the Fockers, Paramount's The Perfect Score and Warner Bros.'s Osmosis Jones. He has served as a script doctor for more than 40 produced movies.


Hyman began his career writing for television series, All That, Sweet Valley High and the short lived Fox sit-com, Lush Life. He then moved to features writing Warner Bros. live-action/animated Osmosis Jones Hyman later developed the movie's spin-off Ozzy & Drix.

Hyman worked with Jay Roach to develop Meet The Fockers which was, in 2005, the highest grossing comedy of all time.

In addition to Hyman's credited work, he has rewritten scripts for more than 40 produced movies including DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Penguins of Madagascar, and cult hits like Freddie Got Fingered and Disney's Bubble Boy. Over his career, Hyman has contributed comedy to dozens of films including, Dodge Ball, Freaky Friday, Monsters Vs. Aliens and Shrek. In television, Hyman has written pilots for ABC, Fox, CBS and FX including vehicles for Kelsey Grammer, Matthew McConaughey (both for the FX Network) and with Julia Roberts for ABC.

Rewrites and polishes

  • Rock Star (Warner Bros.)
  • Me, Myself & Irene (Fox)
  • The Smurfs (Sony)
  • Charlotte's Web (Paramount)
  • The Ringer (Fox)
  • Showtime (Warner Bros.)
  • Say It Isn't So (Fox)
  • Rush Hour (New Line)
  • Shanghai Noon (Touchstone)
  • Wild Wild West (Warner Bros.)
  • Shrek (DreamWorks)
  • First Daughter (New Regency)
  • Glory Road (Disney)
  • How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks)
  • Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (DreamWorks)
  • Penguins of Madagascar (DreamWorks)
  • Monsters Vs. Aliens (DreamWorks)
  • The Ant Bully (Warner Bros.)
  • Movie 43 (Relativity)
  • Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (MGM)
  • Kangaroo Jack (Warner Bros.)
  • Freddy Got Fingered (New Regency)
  • Bubble Boy (Disney)
  • DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (Fox)
  • Last Holliday (Paramount)
  • Joe Somebody (New Regency)
  • Dr. Dolittle 2 (Fox)
  • Just My Luck (New Regency)
  • Freaky Friday (Disney)
  • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (New Line)
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Paramount)
  • Ghostbusters (Sony)
  • Yours, Mine & Ours (Sony)
  • Transformers (Paramount)
  • The Great Wall (Legendary)

Personal Life

Raised in Hollywood, California. Educated at TASIS England, Emerson College and Boston University, father to three daughters and one stepson. Hyman has been married to Cherub Moore since 2016.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 03 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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