Writer and director of parody films like Date Movie, Epic Movie, and Meet the Spartans with co-writer and director Jason Friedberg.
He rose to prominence in 2000 after penning the script for the hit spoof comedy Scary Movie.
His films have proven financially successful in spite of extremely negative reviews, with Date Movie grossing over $84 million.
His uncle's legal firm did work for a Fox executive.
His first big hit as a screenwriter was 2000's Scary Movie starring Marlon Wayans.