New Line Cinema has found someone to pen the script for its apparently still-forthcoming movie version
of 1986's Midway arcade classic Rampage
, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. Described as a "relative newcomer" to script writing, Ryan Engle will be boiling the game down into a screenplay, while John Rickard of Nightmare on Elm Street
and Final Destination 5
Look, we're glad Mr. Engle is getting a paycheck out of this and everything, but we can't help but feel a little slighted. If you needed someone to write your Rampage
movie, New Line, all you had to do was ask
. Any one of us would have gladly done it for free.