Max Landis Biography

Max Landis

Quick Facts Of Max Landis

Celebrated Name Max Landis
Age 34 Years
Nick Name Max
Birth Name Max Landis
Birth Date 1985-08-03
Gender Male
Profession Screenwriter
Place Of Birth Beverly Hills, California, United States
Parents John Landis, Deborah Nadoolman Landis
School Beverly Hills High School
University University of Miami
Height 1.93 m
Sisters Rachel Landis
Nationality American
Religion Jewish
Net Worth $6 million
Ethnicity Ashkenazi-Jewish
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Girlfriend Whitney Moore.

Max Landis is an American screenwriter and filmmaker. Landis is best known for writing films such as Chronicle, American Ultra, Victor Frankenstein, and Bright. He is also known for producing the Syfy series Channel Zero and Dirty Gently's Holistic Detective Agency for BBC America. He drove criticism after being accused of emotional and sexual abuse by several women.

What is Max Landis Famous For?

- Writing films such as Chronicle, American Ultra, Victor Frankenstein, and Bright. 

- Son of director John Landis. 

Max landis Career

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Where was Max Landis Born?

Max Landis was born on 3 August 1985. He was born to a father, John Landis, and a mother, Deborah Nadoolman Landis. His birth place is in Beverly Hills, California in the United States. He holds American nationality. His family is Jewish. 

He attended Beverly Hills High School but left for a therapeutic boarding school in Connecticut. He later graduated with a Beverly Hills High School diploma. He later attended the University of Miami.

Career

Landis briefly appeared in some of his father's films such as The Stupids, Blue Brothers 2000, and Burke and Hare. 

He started writing at the age of 16. 

He sold his first script at the age of 18. The script was written in collaboration with his father on the Masters of Horror episode "Deer Woman". 

He independently wrote an unaired episode for the series' second incarnation as Fear Itself in 2008.

He wrote a mini-series for Bluewater Comics titled Back to Mysterious Island in 2008. 

He wrote short films while at the University of Miami. 

He wrote a violent romantic comedy, Mr. Right. 

Max Landis Net Worth

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He earned his first success after he sold Chronicle to 20th Century Fox's Davis Entertainment. The film gained critical acclaim and commercial success.

He wrote the sequel of the Chronicle, but Fox did not like the script and discontinued the project. 

His other popular script is Victor Frankenstein. The script was based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. 

He released a comedic short film, The Death and Return of Superman to YouTube in February 2012. 

He sold a "superhero police drama" TV series, Vigilant to Fox in September 2012. The project was later canceled. 

The same year, he made his directorial debut from the comedy film Me Him Her. 

He directed Ariana Grande's music video "One Last Time" in February 2015. However, he was accused of plagiarizing the style and themes of the video from the music video for "You Are the One" by Australian band SAFIA. 

He released the free short comedic film Wrestling Isn't Wrestling on YouTube in March 2015. 

He was hired as a consultant for WWE Raw. 

Landis written 2015 film American Ultra failed to achieve box office success. 

His script for Bright was bought by Netflix. Netflix claimed that Bright was popular with its subscribers. 

Controversies

He has driven controversies and criticisms for his statements about women. Several women have accused him of abuse and sexual misconduct. 

Anna Akana, former co-worker accused him of sexual assault in December 2017. 

Among several other women, Landis' ex-girlfriend Whitney Moore also accused him of sexual abuse. She described Landis as "a serial rapist, gaslighter, physical and psychological abuser". 

Who is Max Landis Married to?

Max Landis is unmarried. He previously dated Whitney Moore. Moore later accused Landis of sexual abuse while they were together. No information about his relationship status is available at present. It will be updated soon. 

What is Max Landis Net Worth?

Max Landis earns working in the entertainment industry. His income comes from writing film and series scripts. His net worth is estimated at $2 million. 

Did You Know?

  • His father is a well-known director, whereas his mother is costume designer and historian.
  • Forbes magazine listed him among "30 Under 30" young people to watch in the entertainment industry in both 2011 and 2012.
  • He stated in an interview that he has cyclothymia and dysgraphia.

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