The Vanishings at Caddo Lake: M. Night Shyamalan producing thriller

After a few years of making short films, the directing duo of Celine Held and Logan George made their feature directorial debut with last year’s drama Topside. They went from Topside to directing two episodes of the Apple TV+ series Servant, and now Deadline reports that job has led to Servant executive producer M. Night Shyamalan coming on board to produce their second feature, a thriller titled The Vanishings at Caddo Lake.

The cast has already been assembled, and in fact production on The Vanishings at Caddo Lake is already underway in Shreveport, Louisiana. The films stars Dylan O’Brien (Love and Monsters), Eliza Scanlen (Old), Lauren Ambrose (Servant), Eric Lange (Brand New Cherry Flavor), Sam Hennings (Memphis Beat), and Diana Hopper (Goliath).

Held and George wrote the screenplay, crafting the following story:

When an 8-year-old girl mysteriously vanishes on Caddo Lake, a series of past deaths and disappearances begin to link together, forever altering a broken family’s history.

Shyamalan and Ashwin Rajan are producing the film under Shyamalan’s Blinding Edge banner, alongside Kara Durrett and K Period’s Josh Godfrey. Kimberly Steward, Harrison Huffman, and Will Greenfield are executive producing.

Shyamalan had this to say about his collaboration with Held and George:

The show Servant has given me the incredible opportunity to find new storytellers from around the world and tell stories with them. Celine Held and Logan George are an exceptional writing-directing team that directed two amazing episodes for us in Season 3. They are kind and dynamic genre storytellers and have written a film we believe will impact audiences deeply.”

Sounds good to me, I look forward to finding out what’s happening at Caddo Lake. How does The Vanishings at Caddo Lake sound to you? Are you a fan of M. Night Shyamalan projects? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Source: Deadline

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