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Ken Levine once wrote a romantic comedy for Amy Grant


9:30 PM on 03.03.2010
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Fun fact: Irrational Games' Ken Levine once was asked to write a romantic comedy vehicle for Christian singer Amy Grant, probably best known for her hit single, "Baby Baby."

Long before Levine was working on games like System Shock 2, Freedom Force, and BioShock, he had aspirations to become a Hollywood screenwriter. When Hollywood came knocking, asking Levine to rewrite a script called Devil's Advocate (not to be confused with the 1997 Keanu Reeves film of the same name), he grudgingly obliged. Levine says the final product, a story about "a devil who comes to Earth to corrupt an incorruptible human" (to be play by Grant), was "f*cking terrible."

The film was never produced, but Levine got his check and went on a spending spree, which included picking up a VCR and the Sega Master System.

This amazing tidbit was part of the latest episode of the "Irrational Behavior" podcast, where the studio's finest reveal past employment horror stories. I'd suggest you share yours, but it's pretty hard to top "I had to write a romantic comedy for Amy Grant."






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