Couple Counseling Comedy From John Hamburg & Matt Miller Gets CBS Pilot Order

By | Monday January 27, 2014 @ 7:16pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

hamburgmillermattCBS has given the green light to Good Session, a single-camera comedy from John Hamburg (Meet The Parents franchise) and former Chuck executive producer Matt Miller. The project, from Warner … Read More »

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CBS Nabs Couple Counseling Comedy From John Hamburg And Matt Miller As Put Pilot

By | Friday September 20, 2013 @ 2:51pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: It has been a strong selling season for feature writer-director John Hamburg (Meet The Parents franchise, I Love You, Man) and former ChuckRead More »

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Fox Buys Comedy From John Hamburg, Dan Kopelman & Kapital Entertainment With Put Pilot Commitment

By | Monday August 12, 2013 @ 9:19am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: A high-concept comedy, which drew interest from all major broadcast networks, has landed at Fox with a put pilot commitment. Titled The Henchman, the … Read More »

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‘Little Fockers’ Brings Back Dustin Hoffman

UPDATES ‘Little Fockers’ Needs A Week Of Pickups

I’ve confirmed that those pickup shots which I first reported that Universal has scheduled for September on Little Fockers are now more … Read More »

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John Hamburg In TV Development At 20th

By | Tuesday August 10, 2010 @ 8:00pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

John Hamburg, who co-wrote all 3 films in the Meet the Parents franchise, has signed a blind script deal with 20th Century Fox TV to develop a comedy series project targeted for the 2011-12 season. On the film side, Hamburg also wrote and directed I Love You, Man (co-penned with … Read More »

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‘Little Fockers’ Needs A Week Of Pickups

EXCLUSIVE: Watching the sausage being made when it comes to major studio laughers isn’t pretty. So here’s a very typical example. Ever since shooting began on the threequel in the lucrative franchise, Universal has been trying to figure out how to improve its Little Fockers. At one point, replacing director Paul Weitz with producer-writer John Hamburg was contemplated early on and then rejected after Hamburg visited the set one weekend. That’s because everyone realized what a DGA mess this would result in. Plus, Adam Fogelson had just taken over as chairman and didn’t want to throw the already traumatized studio into a worse funk. So the decision was made to fix the movie in post. For about 4 to 5 weeks now, Weitz, Hamburg, Jay Roach, and Ben Stiller have been going through the footage. The good news is that they just decided that re-shoots aren’t needed. The not-so-good news is that they think a week of pickups with all the principal cast in September is required. Read More »

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