Their song, "Morning, Shipwreck", which Brody co-wrote, is featured in the sitcom Ben and Kate and in the 2015 film The Meddler.
The same year, Brody was cast in his breakout role as Seth Cohen on the teen drama series The O. Brody is reported to have improvised some of the character's comedic dialogue.
Brody played a writer who returns to his mother's Michigan hometown in order to take care of his sick grandmother.
He did not have to audition for the part, but was almost unable to appear in the film because of scheduling conflicts with the second season of The O.
C.; the film's director pushed filming back eight months because he wanted Brody to star.
In 2009, he co-starred with Josh Lucas in Boaz Yakin's drama Death in Love, and in Diablo Cody's horror film Jennifer's Body, co-starring Megan Fox.