WGN America Acquires the U.S. Rights to ‘The Disappearance’

WGN America announced yesterday that it had secured the U.S. rights to crime series “The Disappearance,” a six part mystery event written and created by Normand Daneau and Geneviève Simard, and directed by Peter Stebbings.

The series will star Peter Coyote, Camille Sullivan, and Aden Young.

“The Disappearance” has a unique and intense storyline that will take our audience on an emotional rollercoaster – into the very deep and real, heart-wrenching impact a missing child has on a family and community,” said Gavin Harvey, President of WGN America. “We are very excited that this riveting series will have its US television premiere exclusively on WGN America.”

When Henry Sullivan (Peter Coyote) organizes a treasure hunt for his grandson Anthony’s (Michael Riendeau) tenth birthday, things take a turn for the worst when Anthony suddenly goes missing. “The Disappearance” follows Luke Sullivan (Aden Young) and Helen Murphy Sullivan (Camille Sullivan) as they delve into the all-consuming investigation of what happened to their son on that harrowing day. As the Sullivans and their extended kin grapple with the inexplicable mystery, deep familial secrets become uncovered and threaten to shatter the family unit.

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