Screenwriter of the 2007 blockbuster thriller Disturbia starring Shia LaBeouf; he also wrote Paranormal Activity 2, 3 and 4.
He briefly attended Loyola Marymount University, where he studied screenwriting.
He directed the film Burning Palms starring Dylan McDermott.
He is openly gay. He and husband Cody Morris welcomed a son named Beau Landon Morris in April 2017.
He is the son of the late actor Michael Landon, whom passed away from pancreatic cancer when he was 16.