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The Hollywood Reporter's list of its 10 best stories of the week:
CHINA'S SURPRISE TAX PROMPTS HOLLYWOOD STANDOFF
Fox refuses $23 million in "Life of Pi" money as the MPAA fights to enforce a trade deal.
'TWO AND A HALF MEN:' JON CRYER GETS A RAISE, ASHTON KUTCHER DOESN'T
The Emmy-winning actor will earn $620,000 per episode for the show's 11th season, while Kutcher stays the highest-paid actor on TV at $700,000 per show.
THE UNCENSORED ORAL HISTORY OF 'THE HANGOVER'
With the third installment out May 24, director Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper and the execs behind the biggest R-rated comedy franchise of all time tell all about Lindsay Lohan's meeting, Mel Gibson's ill-fated cameo and how they tricked the baby's mom. Plus: Who made $70 million?
BEYONCE, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, ROLLING STONES DRIVE SUMMER CONCERT REBOUND
Experts see a 20 percent increase in ticket sales for the A-list-packed summer schedule.
'BLUE COLLAR' COMICS TO OPEN $200 MILLION THEME PARK
Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy have laid out plans for a 500-acre resort hotel described as Six Flags meets Branson, Mo.
BIG FOUR NETWORKS FACE BIG PAIN AT TV UPFRONTS
Big Four Networks Face Big Pain at TV Upfronts
With no new hits, the usual $9 billion in ad spending is predicted to slide as Fox (with "Idol" in free fall) will take the biggest hit and NBC (surprise!) will score an increase.
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER UNVEILS COMEDY CLASS OF 2013
A list of who is ha-ha hot right now in Hollywood -- plus Judd Apatow reveals 15 facts about Lena Dunham, Jimmy Kimmel's writers share his best script notes and how to rewrite 'Zero Dark Thirty' as a comedy.
THE CHANGING ECONOMICS OF HOLLYWOOD SCRIPT REWRITES
Studios seek cheaper help for last-minute doctoring as pay for top talent like Michael Arndt and Tina Fey tops $300,000 per week.
COMEDY CENTRAL'S KENT ALTERMAN ON LENO, RAPE JOKES AND A JON STEWART-FREE 'DAILY SHOW'
The development and programming chief tells THR about Stewart's upcoming hiatus -- "We're interested in him being fulfilled and happy here" -- and the possibility of adding another late-night talker.
NBC'S TED HARBERT ADDS LATE-NIGHT OVERSIGHT
The network broadcasting chairman has long wanted to expand his portfolio; late night and reality will continue to report to Paul Telegdy.
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