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Scriptwriter , film producer

Ehren Kruger is an American screenwriter and film producer.


Kruger, Ehren S. was born on October 5, 1972.


Kruger was raised in Alexandria, Virginia, and attended college at New York University. He attended the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, graduating in 1990.


He is best known for writing three of the four films in the Transformers film series which are Revenge of the Fallen, Dark of the Moon and Age of Extinction. His produced screenplays include Arlington Road, Scream 3 and Reindeer Games. He was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay for The Ring.

He also did uncredited rewrites to Scream 4, when Kevin Williamson had to leave production. Kruger wrote the script of the television series adaption of Terry Gilliam's film The Brothers Grimm.


  • Early on in his career after penning the screenplay Arlington Road, he received the Nicholl Fellowship from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (an international competition open to new screenwriters) in 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Writer: (television films) Killers in the House, 1998. (films) Arlington Road, 1999. New World Disorder, 1999.

      Scream 3, 2000. Reindeer Games, 2000. Impostor, 2002.

      The Ring, 2002. The Ring Two, 2005. The Skeleton Key, 2005.

      The Brothers Grimm, 2005. Writer, executive producer Blood and Chocolate, 2007.