The 10 Year Rule Comedy In college, Steve Berg read quotes from Hollywood’s elite stating it takes10 years to make it in Hollywood. Full of ambition, he vowed to accomplish his dream…faster. A decade later, he wakes up to this 10-year alarm. Now faced with a storied and far less glamorous Hollywood past, this once child-like dreamer is forced to confront his failed reality. But for the first time, he's writing something other than a happy ending.