Marc Hyman

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Marc Hyman is an American screenwriter. His writing credits include Universal Pictures' Meet the Fockers,[1] Paramount's The Perfect Score, Warner Animation'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 the iconic Warner Bros. live-action/animated Osmosis Jones[2] Hyman developed the movie's spin-off Ozzy & Drix. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, the series aired on Kids' WB for two seasons from 2002 to 2004, then reran on Cartoon Network from 2004 to 2006. Osmosis Jones was considered ahead of its time and served as an inspiration for films such as Inside Out and The Lego Movie.

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. [3]

Rewrites, Production Polishes & Punch-Ups[edit]

Personal Life[edit]

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.


  1. ^ Kate Stanhope (June 7, 2010). "Matthew McConaughey Teams Up With FX For Scripted Comedy". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 2010-06-20.[dead link]
  2. ^ Gary Dretzka (Aug 10, 2001). "He Had More Than the Germ of a Good Idea; Movies * "Osmosis Jones" writer Marc Hyman enjoys a rare distinction today: getting sole credit for a feature". Los Angeles Times. p. F.14.
  3. ^ Brian Lowry (Jan 30, 2004). "The Perfect Score". Variety. Retrieved 2010-06-20.

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