Focus Features has a big named star all lined up for its next feature film and hope he doesn’t disappear.
Nicolas Cage will star in The Vanished which will be directed by Hany Abu-Assad. Larysa Kondracki and Ellis Kirwan have written the script for the film that is scheduled to begin production in the spring.
The Vanished is a thriller dealing with family. A father goes in search of his college-aged son who has gone missing overseas. His son is an American born Muslim that may be the victim of kidnapping or hate crimes and he vows to find out the truth.