|Occupation||Film producer, screenwriter|
Ehren Kruger (born October 5, 1972) is an American film producer and screenwriter. He is best known for writing three of the five installments in the original Transformers film series: Revenge of the Fallen, Dark of the Moon, and Age of Extinction, in addition to the American version of The Ring and its sequel The Ring Two and the American adaptation of Ghost in the Shell.
Kruger was raised in Alexandria, Virginia, and attended the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, graduating in 1990. He graduated from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 1993 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
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.
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 in 1996. Kruger wrote the script of the television series adaptation of Terry Gilliam's film The Brothers Grimm.
|1998||Killers in the House||Yes||No||TV movie|
|New World Disorder||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Jeffrey Smith|
|2001||Impostor||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Caroline Case and David Twohy|
Co-wrote with Jonathan Liebesman
|The Ring Two||Yes||No|
|The Skeleton Key||Yes||No|
|The Brothers Grimm||Yes||No|
|2007||Blood & Chocolate||Yes||Executive||Co-wrote with Christopher B. Landon|
|2009||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman|
|2011||Transformers: Dark of the Moon||Yes||No|
|2014||Transformers: Age of Extinction||Yes||No|
|2017||Ghost in the Shell||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Jamie Moss and William Wheeler|
|2022||Top Gun: Maverick||Yes||No||Co-wrote with Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie|