The ubiquity of technology and the inherent paranoia and dangers which come along with it have provided Hollywood with a fecund ground for horror movies and thrillers in particular.
We spoke to the cast and writer/director of this new screen-based missing persons thriller Seaching, told using CCTV, mobile and laptop screens. A sensation at Sundance the film stars John Cho, Will & Grace’s Debra Messing, Joseph Lee, Michelle La, Dominic Hoffman and Connor McRaith. It was written by Sev Ohanian and the film’s director Aneesh Chaganty.
Searching is released in the UK on the 31st of August, 2018, the wonderful DaniElle DeLaite is our interviewer – here’s how she got on looking for answers with the cast of Searching.
Searching Cast Interviews
After David Kim (John Cho)’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever.