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In Conversation With Aneesh Chaganty | Writer of “Missing” | New Thriller Releasing January 20

In Conversation With Aneesh Chaganty | Writer of “Missing” | New Thriller Releasing January 20

From the minds behind Searching comes Missing, a thrilling roller-coaster mystery that makes you wonder how well you know those closest to you. When her mother (Nia Long) disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s (Storm Reid) search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it’s too late. Before long, her digital sleuthing leads her down a twisting rabbit hole of secrets and lies. Stage 6 Films and Screen Gems present a Bazelevs production, a Search Party production, Missing.

Starring Storm Reid, Joaquim de Almeida, Amy Landecker, with Daniel Henney and Nia Long. Directed by Will Merrick and Nick Johnson. The screenplay is by Will Merrick & Nick Johnson. Story by Sev Ohanian & Aneesh Chaganty. The film is produced by Natalie Qasabian, Sev Ohanian, and Aneesh Chaganty. The executive Producers are Timur Bekmambetov, Adam Sidman, and Jo Henriquez. The co-producer is Congyu E. The director of photography is Steven Holleran. The production designer is Kelly Fallon. The editors are Arielle Zakowski and Austin Keeling. The music is by Julian Scherle. The costume designer is Lindsay Monahan. Casting by Lindsey Weissmueller, CSA. Missing has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association for some strong violence, language, teen drinking, and thematic material. The film will be released in theaters nationwide on January 20, 2023.

ANEESH CHAGANTY (Producer / Story by) is the writer and director of Searching and RUn. His breakout, a 2-minute short film that was shot on Google Glass, became an internet sensation after garnering more than 1 million YouTube views in 24 hours. Following its success, Chaganty was invited to join the Google Creative Lab in New York City, where he spent two years developing, writing, and directing Google commercials. His work has been aired during the Super Bowl and the Summer Olympics, and has been viewed more than 45 million times online. His directorial debut, Searching, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, was awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize, and was acquired by Sony Pictures for distribution, during which it grossed more than 75 million dollars worldwide. His second film, Run, starring Sarah Paulson, was released on Hulu this past November and became the streaming service’s most-watched movie ever during its opening weekend. He’s now writing his third feature. Check out the full interview with Aneesh Changanty.

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