You said..."Listen to me! This plane will explode on take-off!" How did you know that?.
Schreck, questioning Alex on how he knew the explosion was going to happened.
Agent Schreck lives in New York with Weine. They both work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
In the film, he and Agent Weine investigate the survivors about the Flight 180 explosion, especially visionary Alex Browning. At first, they thought that Alex was a suicide terrorist for knowing the plane explosion before it happens. Their suspicion to him grows when the survivors began to die one by one. When Alex presented them the real story behind those deaths, Schreck contrary Weine seems to take it into the account on some level, as he was admitting to Weine that he sometimes had a feeling that he could believe Alex. When he and Weine attempted to arrest Alex and chased him into the woods, they witness his rescue to Clear Rivers and Alex is cleared of suspicion.
- The character's name was based by writer Jeffrey Reddick to German actor Max Schreck, who starred as Count Orlok in the horror film Nosferatu.
- His name is the same of the Dreamworks character, Even though that movie had come out 2 years later.