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Max Landis


Max Landis was born on August 3, 1985 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016), Mr. Right (2015) and American Ultra (2015). See full bio »

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Known For

Mr. Right
Mr. Right Writer
(2015)
American Ultra
(2015)
Chronicle
Chronicle Writer
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017/I Bright (written by) (post-production)
  Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (TV Series) (created for television by - 16 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 8 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (created by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay and television story by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Trouble Is Bad (2017) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- Little Guy, Black Hair (2017) ... (created for television by)
- That Is Not Miami (2017) ... (created for television by)
- Girl Power (2017) ... (created for television by)
- Shapes and Colors (2017) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
 2016 Honest Trailers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) ... (written by)
 2015 Victor Frankenstein (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2015/I Mr. Right (written by)
 2015 American Ultra (written by)
 2015 Me Him Her (written by)
 2015 Wrestling Isn't Wrestling (Video documentary short)
 2014 Jane LA (Short)
 2012 Chronicle (screenplay) / (story)
 2011 The Death and Return of Superman (Short) (written by)
 2009 Ghost Closet '07 (Short) (written by)
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Something with Bite (2009) ... (written by)
 2008 Tumbler (Short) (written by)
 2008 Dupe (Short) (writer)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Deer Woman (2005) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Directed Music Video "One Last Time" by Ariana Grande

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1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love my job, it's a really hard job and there are parts of it that suck. Your [a screenwriter's] job is to distort, edit, reformat and re-equip your passion, your babies, your scripts to suit a perceived corporate and commercial need. That's what being a screenwriter is, it's not writing scripts. Anyone can write scripts, being a screenwriter is changing a script in order to try to get them ... See more »

Trivia:

His favorite work of his father, John Landis, is American Werewolf in London. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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