Dan is one of the most sought-after storytellers in Hollywood with writing credits on films including Chasers, Two for the Money, The Fall, Real Steel, The Bourne Legacy and Kong: Skull Island. Dan also wrote and directed the crime thriller Nightcrawler, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and placed on Variety’s “Ten Directors to Watch” list. Dan’s recent film, Roman J. Israel Esq., which he wrote and directed, features Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell. Dan is currently in post production for Velvet Buzzsaw, a horror thriller set in the contemporary art world of Los Angeles. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, and Natalia Dyer.